Ahmed Egeh Fishing

Ahemd Egeh began operations in 1993 when the owner bought an old fishing boat with assistance from his relatives. This small fishing enterprise was managed by professional fishermen, and employed a staff of six full time hires. The company’s boat went out of commission when a motor broke and the owner was unable to... Read More

Al Fatxi Fishing Company

Al Fatxi Fishing Company (“Al Fatxi”) began operations in 2004 in the port city of Berbera, Somaliland. The owner launched his business with a $150 of savings; and generated revenue by buying fish in Berbera and reselling them in Hargeisa. After six months of operations, the owner opened his first shop in... Read More

Al Furqaan Fishing Center

The success of Al Furqaan Fishing Center (“Al Furqaan”) over the last decade is a testament to the entrepreneurial skills of its owner who not only manages his own fleet, but also manages four external fishing boats for other owners. To reach its broad base of customers, Al Furqaan established a retail store in the... Read More

Al Ihsan Fishing Group

Al Ihsan Fishing Group (“Al Ihsan”) is a partnership fishing company that has been in operation for over 10 years in Berbera, Somaliland. Al Ihsan catches its own fish and buys fish from other fishermen. Fresh fish are sold in markets in Hargeisa and in other nearby towns. Al Ihsan sells its supply directly to fish... Read More

Alla Aamin Fishing

Alla Aamin Fishing Company (“Alla Aamin”) is owned by an entrepreneur and managed by a group of professional fishermen. The company has been in operation since 2003 and runs four small boats and a fish shop in Berbera, Somaliland. The company catches fish, fillets them, and buys fish products from local... Read More

Black Sea Fishing and Chicken Center

Black Sea Fishing and Chicken Center (“Black Sea”) is a food grocer in Hargeisa that sells frozen chicken, fresh vegetables, and a seasonal selection of fresh and cooked fish to the two biggest markets in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The demand for fish has been steadily increasing in Somalia as the quality of the country’s... Read More

Buruuj Fishing Company

Buruuj Fishing Company (“Buruuj”) a Bosaso-based company was founded in 2011. The company harvests, processes, and markets fresh fish. The owner has over 20 years of experience in the fishing industry and is highly respected for his successes and longevity in the sector. Buruuj was looking to scale operations to... Read More


Corno Africa Fishing Company (“CAFCO”) is one of the largest fishing companies in Puntland. CAFCO was founded in Mogadishu in 1988, however due to conflict and instability, the company relocated to Bossaso and Bander Bayla in 1992. Today CAFCO has a diversified revenue stream that includes services such as selling... Read More

Dur Dur Fishing

Dur Dur Fishing (“Dur Dur”) is a small scale fishing operation based in Berbera, Somaliland. Founded in 1993, Dur Dur sells its catch through its own retail store in Berbera as well as through markets in Hargeisa. Dur Dur was struggling with post-harvest losses and sought an investment to build out its cold... Read More

Hodan Fishing Cooperative

Hodan Fishing Cooperative (“HFC”) was established in 2011 and is one of the largest wholesale fishing companies in the Nugaal region of Puntland. The company harvests and processes fish in Eyl and distributes and sells its fish in Garowe. Around 70% of the company’s fish are caught by its own fleet, while... Read More