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Camels, slapstick and wit

Somalia’s leading comedians produce comedy series on COVID-19  


Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in 2 mins

Know the symptoms and stay safe with our new animation  



New clinics help reduce maternal, child mortality

Facilities supported by UNDP offer delivery, vaccination, nutrition and birth registration.  


Local economic development boosts family incomes, keeps kids in school

Khadra is one of 50 women helping to boost the economy in Somaliland by working in Gabiley’s thriving market, with knock-on benefits for health and education.  


Transforming local government: A bird's eye view

Decades of civil war have destroyed much of Somalia’s physical infrastructure and fractured trust among different communities, individual citizens and the state. So how to fix the damage? This…  


Young Somali entrepreneurs get seed funding to turn their business ideas into reality

Two teams of young Somalis with bright ideas for improving their country’s future will soon see their plans put into practice. After taking part in UNDP’s Future Ready initiative, both teams have won…  


UNDP hands over gas cylinders, stoves and briquettes to Somali Government for distribution to IDP communities, as part of alternative to charcoal programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 600 gas cylinders, 300 fuel-efficient cooking stoves, and 20 tons of briquettes to the Federal Government for distribution to IDP…  


Somalia launches Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Resilience Framework

At a meeting in Mogadishu on Monday the Federal Government of Somalia launched a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), to analyze the recurrent impact of drought in the country. The Assessment will…  

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