Shuraako News

Paris Peace Forum
September 10, 2018

Shuraako selected to present at the Paris Peace Forum Nov. 11-13, 2018

Shuraako is proud to announce that we have been selected to represent One Earth Future at the Paris Peace Forum, from 11 to 13 November 2018! We’ll be joining other governance leaders, civil society representatives and NGOs in creating pathways towards a peaceful and sustainable future.

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Somalia Business Fund Kick Off
June 20, 2018

$8 Million Impact Fund Supporting Somali Businesses Launched

One Earth Future's Shuraako program signed into effect the $8 million Nordic Horn of Africa Opportunities Fund, an impact fund with major European Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) including Norfund and IFU, and the Arsenault Family Foundation. This is the first impact fund read more

Somali Banking at Market
April 24, 2018

Sweden, Somali Financial Institutions, & Shuraako Provide Low Collateral Loans

Shuraako is managing and coordinating a new program in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), represented by the Embassy of Sweden, in collaboration with major Somali financial institutions, including Dahabshiil Bank International, Premier Bank, and read more

Building Peace in Somalia
December 20, 2017

Shuraako participates in peace workshop in Bogota, Colombia

Shuraako with its sister programs, OEF Research and PASO Colombia hosted a workshop entitled: The Private Sector’s Role in Creating and Supporting Peace, at  read more

Socap 2017
December 16, 2017

Shuraako attends SOCAP 2017 the World's Leading Conference on Activating the Power of Capital Markets to Drive Positive Social and Environmental Impact

SOCAP is the world’s leading conference on activating the power of capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money and meaning. The conference brings together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, read more

DLA Piper
November 16, 2017

Shuraako participates in Africa Week to Discuss US Investment Strategy in Africa

DLA Piper are delighted to be hosting Africa Week once again. With representatives from at least 18 of the DLA Piper Africa countries and colleagues from the key investment hubs in Europe, Asia and the US, the week offers a unique opportunity to hear from lawyers with on-the- read more

Fisheries Forum Somalia
October 27, 2017

Shuraako Hosts Somalia Fisheries Forum

Hundreds of Somali fishers, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers gathered in Puntland during October 24 – 26 to promote sustainable development of the Somali fishery sector.  The event was co-hosted by Secure Fisheries and Shuraako, programs of One Earth Future, and the Puntland read more

SIF 2017
September 21, 2017

Investment Forum Lays the Groundwork for Economic Growth in Somaliland

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 read more

SIF Logo
September 15, 2017

Investment Forum Declares Somaliland is Open for Business!


BROOMFIELD, Colo.— Shuraako, in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade & Investment, the Somaliland Ministry of  Energy & Minerals, read more

Somali Farming and Agriculture
September 8, 2017

Agriculture – A Promising Market For The Diaspora

Over the last decade, remittance flows from diaspora communities to their countries of origin have been steadily increasing. In Somaliland, the Somali AgriFood Fund drove diaspora investment in agricultural production and boosted the monthly income of Barwaaqo Marketing and Catering Services read more