Somalia: Resources

  1. © Alexandra Williams 2019

    Transparent procurement increases women's participation in construction sector in Somaliland

    19 February 2018

    "I am inspired and encouraged to apply for tenders because the procurement process is fair." says Asha Warsame in Hargessa, Somalia.

  2. Ethiopia hosts an experiance sharing forum for five East African countries

    17 November 2017

    ILO CO-Addis Ababa organizes a Sub–Regional forum for experience sharing among five countries: Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.

  3. Consultative workshop for Puntland road sector Decentralization Strategy

    25 September 2017

    JPLG partner organizations held a one-day meeting aimed to facilitate profound discussions on decentralized road act in Puntland

  4. Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development PPDP Facility in Somalia

    16 March 2017

    This Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development Public Private Development Partnership (PPDP) Facility seeks to understand how a PPDP training initiative can successfully bridge the renewable energy skills gap in the Somali power sector while ensuring a sustainable impact on the local population.

  5. Somalia

    08 February 2017

    Activities of the Employment Intensive Investment Programme in Somalia

  6. Employment Opportunities through Apprenticeship scheme for Youth in Bosasso

    03 February 2017

    Fishing industry in Somalia has high potential for growth and job creation especially for the youth.

  7. Strengthening Women’s Business Associations in Somalia

    07 December 2016

    Women business associations and networks in Somalia have great potential to become sustainable institutions that support and strengthen an enabling environment for the economic advancement of women. ILO’s current work on Women Economic Empowerment focuses on building the capacity of women’s business associations and promoting pro-poor growth and job creation.

  8. Foundation stone laying ceremony for Jowhar Gravel Road

    02 November 2016

    The foundation stone for Jowhar gravel road was laid in a ceremony held on the 2nd November 2016 in Jowhar district. The stone was laid by His Excellency Ali Abdullahi Guudlawe the Vice President of Hir- Shabelle state.

  9. Employment Creation through Rehabilitation of Xannaano Road

    24 August 2016

    The transport infrastructure, which is vital for Somalia’s economic and social development, is in poor state. The inadequate road infrastructure in the country is a key constraint on the population’s access to social services, such as education and health care. Hence, particular care needs to be taken to maintain existing roads in order to support the economic sector and in doing so promoting growth and development in Somalia.

  10. Empowering a Woman Economically means Empowering every part of her life

    17 July 2016

    Women’s Economic Empowerment Project is a joint initiative between UN Women and International Labour Organization (ILO) with the support of Swedish International Cooperation Agency (SIDA). The project helps women build their credit portfolio stabilizing their income, raising their standard of living, and reorienting themselves and their families.