Investment Forum Lays the Groundwork for Economic Growth in Somaliland Sep 21, 2017 HERGEISA, Somaliland — The three-day Somaliland Investment Forum 2017, which concluded today, signaled to the world that Somaliland is serious about taking control of its economic future and in welcoming the world to invest in its local businesses and to support its eager new class of entrepreneurs.
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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
Somaliland Government Eager to Support Its Thriving Private Sector Dec 5, 2016
The first ever Somaliland Investment Forum-Hargeisa (SIF Hargeisa) was hosted by Shuraako, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF), in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade & Investment September 19 – 21, 2016.
More than 300 stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions, policymakers, donors... Read More
Shuraako Announces Powering Progress Fund Sep 22, 2016 Shuraako, with Dahabshil Bank International and the Arsenault Family Foundation, have teamed up to create the Powering Progress Fund to give micro, small, and medium enterprises that are using renewable energy technology uncluttered access to financing.
Shuraako Featured on VOA Somali Aug 26, 2016 Shuraako's work and recent Somali Diaspora Investment Survey were recently featured on Voice of America (VOA) Somali. Director Lee Sorensen and Country Director for Somaliland, Abdikarim Gole, talked about the challenges Somali businesses face, and the importance of a reliable electricity supply. Forums Shuraako has hosted in Hargeisa explore the... Read More
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