Agricultural cooperatives play an important role in enhancing food security and creating sustainable employment for youth, women and marginalized small-scale farmers. Small and medium scale farmersRead More
Drought is not a single event that occurs once and influences a community’s livelihood. Instead, it develops at a slow pace over long periods of built-up seasonal upsets …Read More
Afuug is a Somali word. Its meaning is somewhat difficult to translate into English. It refers to the acknowledgement by Somali farmers that they see a yield increase when they grow a crop …Read More
Somalia was previously a central hub for banana exports in Africa. With the industry employing over 120 thousand workers and exports worth 96 Million US Dollars, Somali banana production reached its peak between 1987-1990 exporting mainly to Italy and Middle Eastern Countries …Read More
Whilst harboring the longest coastline in continental Africa (3,330 Kilometers), Somalia is geographically positioned in a favorable region in the world, with the Gulf of Aden to the North and the Indian Ocean to the east. Each year, Somali waters invite millions of tons of migratory fish species, creating one of the most profitable fishing grounds in Africa. In addition, the country has over 10,000 km2 of inland water area with two permanent rivers, the Juba and the Shebelle, which renders a great aquaculture potential. Currently, the fisheries sector in Somalia has yet to be capitalized to its full...Read More
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