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Somali Regions

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Statebuilding in the Somali Horn: Compromise, Competition and Representation By Michael Walls

Those wishing to support continued political development in Somali regions should pay greater heed to the historical and cultural context in which it is occurring.
ATM Africa Research Insitute referenced in CNN story on Somalia's first ATM
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CNN, 9 October 2014

Writing for CNN, Alex Court referenced ARI's work on Somali remittances in his piece on Somalia's first ATM.
Michela Wrong Africa Research Institute Foreign Policy Somalia Somali Regions
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Foreign Policy, 25 August 2014

Foreign Policy contributor Michela Wrong links to our Somalia Briefing summary in her article on remittances and Somaliland.
Start Date End Date Headline Text Media Media Credit Media Caption Media Thumbnail Type Tag 2/3/2014 0:00:00 2/3/2014 0:00:00 FSNAU & FEWSNET Seasonal Assessment FSNAU and FEWSNET warn that 860,000 people – mostly Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) – are acutely food insecure in Somalia. The organisations also highlighted continued insecurity as “a major challenge to food security
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Somalia in 2014: Timeline of the food security crisis

This timeline documents key events relating to Somalia’s food security situation and highlights the important role that diaspora remittances will play if a crisis is to be successfully averted.
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Talking remittances: ‘Super tax’, a strangled market and the Somali regions

Hannah Gibson looks at the vital role remittances play in paying for essentials and investment for businesses and asks whether lower fees would be a good idea.
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Somalia, remittances and unintended consequences: In conversation with Abdirashid Duale

Edward Paice talked to Abdirashid Duale, chief executive of Dahabshiil, about the crucial importance of remittances to the Somali region and the potential impact if money transfers are reduced.