Academic journal article Ahfad Journal

Obstacles That Face Industry in the Sudan and Minimizing Employment Opportunities in This Sector

Academic journal article Ahfad Journal

Obstacles That Face Industry in the Sudan and Minimizing Employment Opportunities in This Sector

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Obstacles that Face Industry in the Sudan and Minimizing Employment Opportunities in this Sector. Abdel Mageed, Ahmed; Hashem, Azza; Mohamed, Hanana and Mahjob, Amina (School of Management--Ahfad University for Women)

This study aimed at revealing obstacles that faced industry in the Sudan and led to minimizing employment opportunities in this sector. Also, the study targeted the finding of suitable solutions for revitalization of industry for the provision of wider employment opportunities. This study has adopted the descriptive methodology. Qualitative primary data was collected through structured in depth interviews with six experienced and well qualified interviewees who are capable of the evaluation of the different types of industry in the Sudan.

This study has revealed the obstacles that faced industry and suggested the suitable solutions for overcoming these difficulties. Some of the important obstacles are follows:

Unavailability of the needed energy, absence of encouragement of local and foreign capital to invest in industry, failure in persuasion of foreign investment due to political instability in the Sudan, taxation policies, governmental policies and maladministration, unavailability of the necessary local raw materials and scarcity of foreign currency for the importation of raw materials that are vital inputs for many industries. …

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