African Fisheries and Agriculture
Shuraako facilitates investment into African fisheries and agriculture, two important sectors that are key to growing the economy and improving livelihoods.
Las Durre Farm has been operating for the past 20 years, producing fruits and vegetables in the Las Durre valley in Somaliland.
The farm sells its products to customers in Galkayo, where Kalkaal rents a fruit and vegetable stand. Kalkaal has been operating in Galkayo for many years and has created a large customer base that appreciates the quality the company provides.
Hodan Farm, a nine-acre mixed farm, has been in operation since 1994. The farm is on fertile ground in Jibgale, located outside of Garowe. The owner is an experienced farmer and livestock herder who produces milk, fruits, vegetables, and tends livestock on his farm.
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.
Hodan Fish and Chicken House (HFCH) has been operating in Bosaso, Puntland since 2012. HFCH is one of Bosaso’s most popular restaurants, serving diners Somali and international fare, 24 hours a day. Due to high demand and volume at the flagship location, HFCH decided to open a second restaurant and sought financing to outfit the new location.
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.
Alla Aamin is owned by an entrepreneur and managed by a group of professional fishermen. The company has been in operation since 2003 running four small boats and a fish shop in Berbera, Somaliland. Alla Aamin catches fish, fillets them in his shop, and buys fish products from local fishermen. Beyond selling fish in his shop, Alla Aamin transports fish to other parts of Somaliland for resell.
22 Mixed Farm is situated in Jibgale, a fertile location 22 km east of Garowe. The Farm has been in operation since 1995 and provides the surrounding community with an assortment of fruits, vegetables, and dairy milk.
Hodan Fishing is based in Eyl, Somalia. The cooperative provides Nugaal and Mudug regions with fresh fish.
Mrs. Sahra Islan Mohamed owns and manages a four hectare farm that is situated on fertile land just outside of Garowe, Puntland. The farm has been in operation for nearly ten years producing a range of horticulture. Learn more at: http://shuraako.org/portfolio/sahra-islan-mohamed-farm