In partnership with Shuraako and Oxfam, Work in Progress! is a program offering tailored business development services (BDS) to selected medium and small sized enterprises (SME) that demonstrate strong potential for employing women and youth in Somaliland.
Shuraako, in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade and Investment, the Somaliland Ministry of Energy and Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce, hosted the Somaliland Investment Forum 2017 (SIF 2017) September 19–21, 2017. The SIF 2017 brought together over 330 attendees to discuss ways to strengthen private sector investment, encourage women and youth entrepreneurship, develop a skilled workforce, and bolster the renewable energy sector.
These case studies highlight how four businesses in Somalia and Somaliland leveraged investments through the AgriFood Fund to increase production and efficiency.