Earlier this year, president of France Emmanuel Macron put out the call for projects for the first annual Paris Peace Forum, a global platform for analysis of governance projects. One Earth Future’s mission echoes the belief that sustainable peace comes from a global system of networks collaborating together, and One Earth Future is excited to participate in the inaugural Forum this November.
Norfund has, together with Shuraako, a program of One Earth Future, and the Danish development finance institution, IFU, established a USD 10 million fund for supporting small and medium sized companies in Somalia. The Nordic Horn of Africa Opportunities Fund is among the first commercial investment funds for Somalia.
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency represented by the Embassy of Sweden, is announcing a comprehensive partnership with major Somali financial institutions to launch a program that will expand the provision of low collateral loans to small and medium size enterprises throughout the Somali region. The program will be managed and coordinated by Shuraako, a program of One Earth Future.
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.