Drawing on research carried out in Mogadishu in 2018, this briefing considers some of the economic and cultural constraints to increasing domestic revenue mobilization in Somalia.

This blog explores a number of social, economic and health issues in Puntland in light of the pandemic in order to better understand not only Puntland’s response and localised economic impact, but also the context within which this political spat took place.

In December 2018 RVI Consultant Researcher Khalif Abdirahman travelled to the far north-east of Puntland to undertake research as part of RVI's X-Border Local Research Network. In this blog, he describes how the region's close links with Yemen are changing the way that people live, work and relate to Puntland's own political centre.