Agriculture: Shuraako Impact Investing
Through a Shuraako-facilitated investment, the farm was able to secure the funds necessary to support its planned production expansion, including the purchase of high-yield, pest-resistant pepper seed varieties.
Through a Shuraako-brokered investment, the farm was able to procure and install irrigation pipes to connect the water tanks, berkads, and current irrigation system to its crops, thus completing a robust, modern irrigation system and expanding farmland usage.
Due to drought conditions present in Somalia, the farm utilized a shallow well and pump to supplement rainfall and was only able to cultivate 43% of its land.
Horseed Farm “Horseed” produces agriculture products for sale to local markets in Afgooye and large markets in Mogadishu in South Central Somalia.
Al Naim Farm “Al Naim” is a 200 hectare farm located near Afgooye in South Central, Somalia.
Founded in 2012, Adelai Farm “Adelai” sells agricultural products in the local markets of the Balcad District in Mogadishu.
Ubaale Poultry Farm “Ubaale” is a poultry business that specializes in the production and sale of high quality eggs.
Established in 2012, Mudug Agrolive Farm “Agrolive” is an 18.75 hectare farm located in Galkayo, Puntland.
Fat-xi Farm is a female-owned and operated farm in Jibgale (outside of Garowe), Puntland. The owner is the leader of a local farming business association.
Las Durre Farm has been operating for the past 20 years, producing fruits and vegetables in the Las Durre valley in Somaliland.
Raaho Farm (“Raaho”) is a female owned and operated farm located in Jibgale, 15 km outside of Garowe, Puntland.
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.
22 Mixed Farm is situated in Jibgale, a fertile location east of Garowe. The farm provides the surrounding community with an assortment of fruits, vegetables, and dairy milk. Funds were used to dig a deep borehole for consistent water supply and to establish an irrigation system.
Barwaaqo Marketing and Catering Services (BMCS) is a crop collection, storage, and marketing service serving farmers in six villages throughout the Gabiley District.
Al Nur Mixed Farming (“Al Nur”), established in 2005, is located in the fertile Jibgale Valley, outside of Garowe, Puntland. The farm produces nearly 15 types of cash crops year-round and has a supplementary small-scale dairy operation.
The farm, located outside Garowe, Puntland has been in operation for nearly ten years. This is a woman-owned and operated four-hectare farm producing fruits and vegetables and rearing livestock for meat and milk.
Goljano Mixed Farm started in 2010 as a farming project providing a variety of agricultural products to both the local market and foreign markets.