|Other countries||Somaliland, Puntland|
|Duration||Start 1 March, 2018 till 31 May, 2020|
|Field of expertise||Developing Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Communities|
Local economic development
Public policy and planning
|Funding||European Commission (EuropeAid)|
Overall objective was: "Local authorities and associations of local authorities contribute to inclusive economic growth in Somaliland and Puntland."
Specific objectives were:
Improved capacity of Berbera District to promote inclusive LED.
Improved capacity of the Berbera Economic Forum (BEF) to promote inclusive LED.
Strengthened capacity of ALGASL to promote inclusive LED in Somaliland.
Strengthened capacity of ALGAPL to promote inclusive LED in Puntland.
Target groups were:
Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland (ALGASL)
Association of Local Government Authorities of Puntland (ALGAPL)
Local Authorities of Berbera District (BD)
Berbera Local Economic Development Forum (BEF)
Final beneficiaries were:
All districts of Somaliland and Puntland (members and potential members of ALGASL and ALGAPL)
Private sector in Berbera and local communities of Berbera, especially women, youth and people with disabilities
Sub-grantees to this program were: ALGASL, the Association of Local Government Authorities of Somaliland and the SIRAD foundation.
“Duke Ellington said that "a problem is a chance to do your best". Supporting local governance in fragile and conflict-affected environments gives me the opportunity - however difficult and modest - to make a meaningful contribution to the lives of people who face adversity on a daily basis. “