The private sector has led the way toward supporting, creating, and implementing peace in areas where there is limited government capacity according to panelists at a One Earth Future (OEF) led workshop at the annual Build Peace Conference.
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. Learn more.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.— Shuraako, in partnership with the Somaliland Ministry of Trade & Investment, the Somaliland Ministry of Energy & Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce, today announced the second Somaliland Investment Forum (SIF 2017) to take place on 19 – 21 September. Learn more.
With the longest coastline in Africa, Somalia has the potential to support a productive fishing sector. The Somalia Fisheries Forum, which OEF programs Shuraako and Secure Fisheries hosted with the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries, encouraged collaboration for sustainable progress in the Somali fishing industry.
JUNE 16, 2017—BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Today the world observes International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), a day to focus attention on the significant financial contributions refugees, immigrants, migrant workers, and diaspora populations make to family members who remain in fragile states around the world. Read more.
OEF's Shuraako program hosts the Somaliland Investment Forum 2017 in Hargeisa on September 19-21, along with Somaliland Ministries of Trade & Investment and of Energy & Minerals, and the Somaliland Chamber of Commerce.
Four case studies highlight how Somali businesses have leveraged investments through the Somali AgriFood Fund, a partnership between IFAD, OEF's Shuraako program, and BiD Network.