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Shuraako participates in Africa Week to Discuss US Investment Strategy in Africa
Nov 16, 2017
DLA Piper are delighted to be hosting Africa Week once again. With representatives from at least 18 of the DLA Piper Africa countries and colleagues from the key investment hubs in Europe, Asia and the US, the week offers a unique opportunity to hear from lawyers with on-the-ground understanding and expertise, to get behind the issues and to... Read More
Shuraako attends SOCAP 2017 the World's Leading Conference on Activating the Power of Capital Markets to Drive Positive Social and Environmental Impact
Nov 16, 2017
66 SOCAP is the world’s leading conference on activating the power of capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money and meaning. The conference brings together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders and other innovators from across the... Read More
Shuraako Hosts Somalia Fisheries Forum
Oct 27, 2017
Hundreds of Somali fishers, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers gathered in Puntland during October 24 – 26 to promote sustainable development of the Somali fishery sector.  The event was co-hosted by Secure Fisheries and Shuraako, programs of One Earth Future, and the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries. The forum brought together fisheries... Read More
Shuraako Hosts Somaliland Investment Forum
Sep 21, 2017
In September, Shuraako hosted the Somaliland Investment Forum along with the Somaliland Ministries of Trade & Investment and Energy & Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce. The 3-day event brought together investors, business entrepreneurs, donors, and development partners to discuss ways to strengthen the private sector and... Read More
Investment Forum Declares Somaliland is Open for Business!
Sep 15, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BROOMFIELD, Colo.— Shuraako, in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade & Investment, the Somaliland Ministry of  Energy & Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce, today announced the second Somaliland Investment Forum (SIF 2017) to take place on 19 – 21 September. The forum, held while the world... Read More
Diaspora Investments Fuel Economies in Fragile States
Jun 16, 2017
JUNE 16, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Today the world observes International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), a day to focus attention on the significant financial contributions refugees, immigrants, migrant workers, and diaspora populations make to family members who remain in fragile states around the world. Each year more than $500 billion is sent... Read More
Challenges and Opportunities for Somaliland's Energy Sector
Jun 13, 2017
Renewable Energy educator Johnny Weiss released a video outlining the challenges and opportunities facing Somaliland's energy sector following the workshop he lead at last year's Somali Renewable Energy Forum hosted by Shuraako. Read More
Mahad Awale Wins Award From Ohio Somali Community
May 16, 2017
Mahad Awale, Country Director of Shuraako, Somalia was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Somali community in Columbus, Ohio. Mahad was awarded for his commitment to public service and his accomplishments working with the soccer community as both a coach and a mentor. He was recognized for his efforts in organizing a literacy... Read More
Shuraako Participates at African Financial Services Investment Conference
May 9, 2017
In May, Shuraako participated in a panel titled "Investment Opportunities in East Africa’s Financial Services Sector" at the African Financial Services Investment conference in London. The conference brings together African financial services companies and other key participants in Africa's financial services sector.  Read More
Shuraako and GEEL Partner to Expand Private Sector Investment and Create Jobs for Somali Women and Youth
Feb 28, 2017
BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Shuraako, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), a U.S.-based NGO focused on creating a more peaceful world, signed a five-year partnership agreement with Growth, Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods (GEEL) project, to introduce at least 40 efficient technologies and create 5,000 new jobs which provide at least a... Read More

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