Business Ecosystem in Somalia
Business & Governance

Building a Business Ecosystem in Somalia | The Case for Business Associations

Author(s): Victor Odundo Owuor
Date: March 4, 2015
Publication Type: Discussion Paper
Research Topics: Business & Governance

Overview:

Business associations can be an effective tool for facilitating good governance, but are an often incorrectly understood concept even by individuals close to the institutions.  This paper introduces the potential benefit in the formation of business associations  and provides a discussion about the challenges to business associations in post-conflict scenarios and the experience of regional African countries in the formation of these institutions.

Key Findings:

  • It is documented that few, if any, business associations exist in present-day Somalia.

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