Research Papers

Going on Tahriib
More than one million people arrived in Europe via the Mediterranean in 2015. In Somaliland and Puntland, accounts of young people embarking on the hazardous journey via Ethiopia, Sudan and... MORE >
Dhaqaalaha ku baxa Doorashooyinka Soomaalilaand
Ilaa markii dimuquraadiyadda xisbiyada badan laga bilaabay Soomaalilaand 2002, doorashooyinku waxa ay u qabsoomeen hab wanaagsan oo maamul isku dhiib ah oo nabadgalyo u dhacay. Laakiin su... MORE >
Following Mobile Money in Somaliland
Zaad, Somaliland’s first mobile money platform, was launched in 2009 and has rapidly become a feature of a financial landscape hitherto dominated by Somali remittance companies. This... MORE >
The Economics of Elections in Somaliland
Since multi-party democracy was introduced in Somaliland in 2002, elections have successfully ushered in peaceful transfers of power. But questions have been raised about election financing... MORE >
Hosts and Guests
Contestation over land has been a key driver of violent conflict in Somalia. In Hosts and Guests, Lee Cassanelli argues that a historical approach offers an illuminating way of... MORE >