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Summary

Somalia has suffered from 20 years of conflict leading to severe under-development and humanitarian need. Regional instability threatens the interests of other nations through terrorism, illegal migration and piracy. A new federal government took office in Somalia in September 2012. In addition to its humanitarian programme in Somalia, DFID is working closely on development goals with the new administration. International support for several of the government’s development priorities was confirmed at the Somalia Conference in London in May 2013. The programme covers South Central, Puntland and Somaliland, recognising the differences in context and opportunities.

Top priorities

  • investing in strengthening political settlements, accountable governance, security and local reconciliation
  • addressing immediate social development needs among the most vulnerable populations
  • expanding work on growth and growth transmission The programme covers South Central, Puntland and Somaliland, recognising the differences in context and opportunities.

Further resources

DFID Operational Plan for Somalia
Somalia page on GOV.UK website

Read more about Somalia

220K

Children under five and pregnant women reached through DFID's nutrition-relevant programmes

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source


Population

0 million

2015, source World Bank

% living below $1.90 per day

0%

source World Bank

GDP growth rate

0%

1990, source World Bank


Sector groups as a percentage of country budget More information about the sector groups
Project budget total by year More information about project funding
£211M

2017/2018

2.66%

DFID Total