Economic Foundations

  • Local Economic Development

    The Local Economic Development (LED) project addresses the urgent need for income generation and job creation in Somalia through communitybased approaches. It aims to provide more knowledge to local communities towards contributing to peacebuilding, reconciliation and socio-economic development through building the capacity and raising awareness of local communities while engaging them in all stages ofproject.

  • Environment and Energy

    The Environment and Natural Resources Management project aims to develop institutional capacities to manage the environment and reduce disaster risks (in the context of climate change) across all levels of government and non-government organisations.

  • National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management

    The objective of the National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) is to take stock of Somalia’s existing capacities and specific capacity needs and priorities, as it moves to implement multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) to which it is signatory.

  • Enhancing Climate Resilience of the Vulnerable Communities and Ecosystems in Somalia

    Approximately 70% of Somalis are dependent on climate-sensitive agriculture and pastoralism. As floods and droughts become more severe and frequent in Somalia, there is a need to find approaches that can reduce the sensitivity of farmers and pastoralists to increasing rainfall variability.

  • Alternative livelihoods to Piracy ( ALTP)

    The ALTP project has been designed in consultation with the districts and Community representatives.

  • UN Joint Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods (PROSCAL).

    This Joint Programme is in response to the UN Security Council resolution 2036 (2012) that seeks international cooperation to ban illegal exports of Charcoal from Somalia.

  • Community Stabilization through the Socio-economic Integration of Vulnerable Youth

    The overall goal of the project is to expedite community stabilization and sustainable recovery in selected Newly Recovered Areas (NRAs) of South and Central Somalia with high concentrations of vulnerable youth (IDPs, refugees, ex-offenders, and youth at risk of engaging in illicit activities such as piracy and terrorism).

  • Displacement Project

    The main objective of the project initiation plans is to provide strategic development support to the office of DSRSG/RR to develop a comprehensive Durable Solutions Strategy (DSS) and to develop project document for a flagship displacement Programme.

  • Joint Programme on Youth Employment Somalia (JPYE)

    The Join UN-Federal Government of Somalia Youth employment programme recognizes the potential of Somalia Youth`s as agents for change for Economic growth and Social development and will focus on them to build Somalia`s future.

  • RE-INTEG

    RE-INTEG is a multi-stakeholders project that focuses on innovative, durable solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in Mogadishu, through enhanced governance, employment opportunities and access to basic and protective services.

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