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About the Forum

The Somaliland Investment Forum 2017 (SIF 2017) will be held in Hargeisa, Somaliland on September 19-21 2017. Between 300-400 participants are expected to attend who have an active role in Somaliland’s private sector and energy sector, including investors, business entrepreneurs, donors, and development partners. The goal of the Forum is to discuss ways to strengthen private sector investment and the business climate, coordinate efforts, bolster the energy sector, and collectively act as a market catalyst.

Content for the Forum will be organized along three tracks:



The 3 day event will culminate in a Pitch Ring where Somaliland entrepreneurs seeking capital will have the opportunity to pitch their business and connect with investors.

Find out more about the Pitch Ring.


The Forum will bring together participants representing multiple perspectives: 


To learn more about Shuraako’s forums in previous years, click here:

Somaliland Investment Forum Hargeisa 2016

Somali Renewable Energy Forum 2016

Somali Investment Forum Nairobi 2015