Capacity building training –environmental and social (E&S) safeguards on solar service providers (SSPs) under the Somalia off-grid solar grant facility

From 16th to 19th April 2022, SIEP in collaboration with IBS Bank launched 4 days of capacity building training on environmental and social safeguards for the solar service providers in Somalia under the Somalia Off-Grid solar grant facility which is being implemented by the Ministry of Energy and Water Resource (MoEWR) and IBS as grant …

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Climate Change Stakeholder Mapping For the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change Report

Executive Summary This report aims to map, identify, and learn about the various climate change actors’ roles in Somalia’s climate change actions and interventions. The following critical steps were designed to undertake stakeholder mapping: identifying stakeholders, categorizing, analysing and prioritizing their interest in climate change. The findings indicated that stakeholders were unanimous in that the …

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Effects of the sea Level rising by climate change on Murcanayo coastal village in Somalia.

Gurdaful is Italian name which means (Keep distance from the Horn) this came when Italian colony was controlling the horn of Africa maritime route, this area is the tip horn of Africa (Somalia) and it’s the northern part of the country currently known as Bari region in Puntland State of Somalia Is the major areas …

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My connection with nature: Experience of Field Visit in Abay-Dhahan Beach, near Mogadishu

As I write this short article, my country, Somalia, remains to be one of the world’s poorest nations. The national capacity to manage environmental issues (climate change, marine biodiversity and wildlife) is minimal, and government priorities lie elsewhere, for instance, security, inclusive politics and responding to humanitarian crisis. My country’s coastline is more than 3,333 …

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Who Cares For No-Man’s Land? Time For Political Will: Somalia Case.

After the fall of the central government of Somalia in the early 1990s, the Somali environmental controls collapsed and the country became no-man’s land. Environment is essential for the lives and livelihoods of the people in everywhere at all times. Environment is everything not only trees but land, soil, air, water, domestic and wildlife animals. …

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Somalia’s Climate Change Policy Forum Held In Mogadishu

A High-level climate change policy forum was held in Decale Hotel in Mogadishu organized by the Somali Institute for Environmental Peace (SIEP) with the collaboration of the Directorate of Environment and climate change in the Office of the prime minister. The forum’s objective was to discuss practical climate actions using communications and awareness-raising on climate …

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