Almost six years since its inception, the UN African Mission in Darfur, UNAMID, has grown in both size and experience.

Despite continued violence in the region, the forces have already started to reduce in numbers based on need.

Still, clashes among tribal groups over resources have proved a challenge to the UNAMID's core mandate of protecting civilians.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall reports from the Darfur region of Sudan.

Source: Al Jazeera