Category: Research

EU Aid for Schools Infrastructure Improvement in Somaliland

Today, about 10,000 children (50% girls) in Somaliland will have access to expanded quality education through improved learning environment, thanks to the school infrastructure support provided by the European Union. School facilities comprising 10 new schools, 65 new classrooms, 30 renovated classrooms and school furniture were handed over to the Somaliland Ministry of Education and Science at a ceremony held in Mandheera, Sahil region. Continue reading “EU Aid for Schools Infrastructure Improvement in Somaliland”

Somaliland Moving Forward

New ways of doing things in a tough neighbourhood

‘You see,’ says President Muse Bihi Abdi, pointing to an area to the east on the giant map of Somaliland covering the one wall of the presidential briefing room in Hargeisa, ‘in this area, clan members think “I have a gun, I am the government”’ explaining why the area is spotted with Al-Shabaab fighters and his government continues to battle to establish governance. Continue reading “Somaliland Moving Forward”

Somaliland SDG16+ Progress Report

Despite the government of Somaliland not taking part in the negotiation process that led to the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, it has proactively engaged on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It has endorsed the SDGs and included them in its national development framework, the National Development Plan II (NDPII), as an expression of the commitment to the agenda. Continue reading “Somaliland SDG16+ Progress Report”