This paper evaluates the economic impact of pre-conflict cooperatives in Somalia, draw lessons from their failures and successes and generate evidence to inform strategic action and policy aimed at leveraging their..........READ MORE

Bakara market has witnessed tremendous transformation since its humble beginnings in the early 1950s. From a storage area for farmers’ annual yields, Bakara market is now a formalized market that hosts financial institutions..........READ MORE

Over a million Somalis, currently living abroad, remit back home an estimated 1.5 billion US Dollars annually. About fourteen Somali companies are offering money transfer services at present. There are a few international money..........READ MORE

International Anti-Corruption Day is commemorated on 9th December every year around the world, and countries like Somalia wish to understand the global view of corruption and the effects it has had in different countries.......READ MORE

Patriarchal systems and cultural practices linked with supporting and perpetrating injustices against women dominate most African countries. The case of Somalia is no different, as patriarchy is intertwined with erroneous interpretations ..........READ MORE

Higher learning in Somalia has suffered a great deal, due to decades of civil war. Thus, at the present time there is a need to reconstruct higher learning institutions designed to meet well-defined objectives that are consistent with ..........READ MORE

Youth unemployment is a widely acknowledged trigger for radicalization, as the hopelessness it engenders increases youths’ vulnerability to exploitation, ideological manipulation and extremism. In Somalia, employment ..........READ MORE

Over the last 30 years, Somalia has experienced political insecurity, a weak economy, and recurring natural disasters. During this period, remittances from its diaspora have helped local Somalis to survive. .......READ MORE