March 07, 2022

Somali Women Cultivating Sustainable Peace

After decades of hostilities impacted the Somali region’s economy and infrastructure, a new era of economic activity is being ushered in by Somalis’ entrepreneurial spirit, helping to create an environment where peace can thrive. With an emphasis on women-owned businesses, job creation, work opp...
October 30, 2017

Inside Somali Fishing

Fishing is a vibrant sector along the Somali Coast. With continued support through investment and improved management, the Somali fishing sector has the potential to boost the Somali economy, ensuring long-term growth and stability in the region.
October 03, 2017

Somaliland Investment Forum 2017

Three hundred thirty participants who have an active role in Somaliland’s private sector and energy sector, including investors, business entrepreneurs, donors, and development partners attended the Somaliland Investment Forum. The event was held in Hargeisa, 19 - 21, September 2017.
June 14, 2017

Somali AgriFood Fund

In Somaliland, the arid, desert landscape and limited access to financial resources present many challenges for farmers struggling to make a living in the region’s rural agricultural sector. Barwaaqo, a local fruit and vegetable wholesaler and cooperative, is bringing together a network of farmer...
August 03, 2016

Powering Progress

In the 21st century access to energy has become a basic human need and foundational to the Somali Region’s economic development, health, and security. “Powering Progress: Renewable Energy in the Somali Region,” takes a closer look at the Somali Region’s energy sector. From the limitations of its cur...
May 04, 2016

Alla Aamin

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.
May 04, 2016

Bulaale Beekeeping

Bulaale Beekeeping is the largest company, within the honey sector, that Shuraako has connected to investors. Bulaale is situated in an ideal environment for beekeeping, in the Gabilay region, due to the abundance of forage. Bulaale is also located close to its main market, Hargeisa, and within prox...