Shuraako participates in peace workshop in Bogota, Colombia Dec 20, 2017
Shuraako with its sister programs, OEF Research and PASO Colombia hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at Build Peace 2017, in Bogota, Colombia. The role of the private sector in supporting peacebuilding initiatives is largely unrecognized in formal peace agreements. However, at Shuraako, we... 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
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
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