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Democracy in Puntland: The People's Choice

 

Democracy in Puntland: The People's Choice

 

 

The “Democracy in Puntland: the People's Choice” Policy Brief is the result of a research study which was initiated last year and conducted in 4 locations in Puntland: Bossaso, Badhan, Garowe and Galkayo and aimed at understanding what the public opinion is about the resumption of democratization process in Puntland. 

 
 
 

Somalia 2016 Elections: Contesting the Boundaries of Democracy

 

 

This Policy Brief is based on the results of a study addressing;(a) People’s perception towards “Vision 2016”, (b) The alternatives menu of options available to the original direct election “one-man one -vote” plan, and (c) The possibility of holding elections in 2016.

 

 
 
 

Announcement: Training Course on "Climate Change and Adaptation"

 

 

 The Somali Institute for Development and Research Analysis (SIDRA) is delighted to invite you to attend our upcoming 2 weeks Training Course on “Climate Change and Adaptation” to be held in Garowe on 6th to 17th of December 2015.  

Why choose SIDRA? We provide trainings with a capacity-building goal; so as to ensure that our trainings will  contribute to a sustainable change. 

Introduction

This 2 weeks training course is aimed at providing an overview of Climate Change Science , Climate Change Scenario, Responses to Climate Change and Justice, and Basic Terminology. This course will provide participants the Adaptation to Climate Change, Link between Adaptation & Development, Methods and Tools for Assessment. Through exercises and group work, participants will also learn the Impacts, Vulnerability and Linkage between climate change and disaster. Time will be allotted for practical exercises and informal question and answer sessions around climate change and adaptation. Participants will also be provided with additional Resources for further study and research in the climate change and adaptation. 

Duration

2 weeks

Learning Objectives

Participants will gain confidence to apply the acquired skills and knowledge to their climate change and adaptation work

Participants will be able to share and learn from other country experiences on the climate change and adaptation

Participants will have an improved understanding of Climate Change Science , Climate Change Scenario, Responses to Climate Change and Justice, and Basic Terminology

Participants will also learn how to see development interventions through a climate lens and integrate adaptation in the planning process

Who should attend?

Generally, the course target groups are:

        Technical Staff in the Government Institutions at all levels (e.g Environment, Agriculture, Water and NRM Sectors and Planning)

        Representatives of NGOs and civil society; and

        National and International development cooperation employees in climate-relevant fields of work

Topics to be covered

1. Chapter One: Basic Climate Change Science: Global Warming, Greenhouse Gases and Consequences:
  • What is weather and climate change,
  • What is climate change,
  • What is global warming,
  • Sources of greenhouse gases,
  • Consequences of GHG concentration in the atmosphere (mainly temperature change)
2. Chapter Two: Climate Change Scenario:
  • Changes in temperature ( changes in land Surface Temperature, changes in Sea Surface Temperature)
  • Variation in Rainful and
  • Ice melting and Sea level Rise
 

PUNTLANDI.COM: Madaxweyne ku xigeenka dowladda Puntland oo furay machadka cilmi baarista iyo horumarimta ee SIDRA.

 

 

Madaxweyne ku xigeenka dowladda Puntland Eng. Cabdixakiin Cabdullahi Cumar Camey ayaa maanta oo axad ah daahfuray machadka cilmi baarista iyo horumarinta Soomaaliya ee SIRDA.

 

 
 
 

ALLPUNTLAND.COM: Machadka Cilmi Baarista & Horumarinta ee SIRDA Oo Maanta Garoowe lagu Daahfuray.

 

 

Xarunta Jaamacadda PSU ee magaalada Garoowe waxaa maanta lagu daahfuray Machadka Cilmi Baarista iyo Horumarinta ee SIRDA oo ah mid Cusub, Madaxweyne ku xigeenka Dowladda Puntland C/xakiim Camey iyo Xubno ka socday Goleyaasha Dowladda iyo Marti sharaf kale

 

 
 
 

Gender in Higher Education in Puntland: From Accessibility to Creating Supportive Environment for Women in Higher Education and Research

 

 

Female educational attainments are associated with women’s capacity to make informed decisions about various aspects of life, including health, marriage, and reproduction. To discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in higher education and possible solutions, SIDRA arranged a knowledge exchange conference to discuss ‘gender in higher education in Puntland, Somalia on 21-23 November, 2016. This policy brief is based primarily on the output of the conference.

 

 
 

Gender in Higher Education in Puntland: From Accessibility to Creating Supportive Environment for Women in Higher Education and Research

 

Female educational attainments are associated with women’s capacity to make informed decisions about various aspects of life, including health, marriage, and reproduction. To discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in higher education and possible solutions, SIDRA arranged a knowledge exchange conference to discuss ‘gender in higher education in Puntland, Somalia on 21-23 November, 2016. This policy brief is based primarily on the output of the conference.

 

 
 

Women and Value Chain Analysis & Private Sector Development Study in Puntland

 

The women and value chain analysis and private sector development study was commissioned by a consortium of KAALO Aid and Development Somalia, Forum for Africa Women Educationist (FAWE)Somalia and Galkayo Education Center for Peace and Development (GECPD). It was carried out in January 2017 by Somalia Institute for Development and Research Analysis (SIDRA).

 

 
 

European Union Somalia Gender Analysis Study

 

This gender analysis study of Somalia was carried out between October and November 2016 with the aim of providing a foundation for the implementation in Somalia and Somaliland of the EU “Gender Action Plan Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Transforming the Lives of Girls and Women through EU External Relations 2016-2020 (GAP II)”, which has been formally adopted by the Council in October 2015 and which provides the framework for the European Commission's (EC), the European External Action Services' (EEAS) and European Member States' (MS) approach to gender equality through external relations for the period 2016-20. 

 

 
 

2016 Elections in Somalia: The Rise of Somali Women's New Political Movements

 

The study entitled ​‘2016 Elections in Somalia - The Rise of the New Somali Women's Political Movements' was carried out between September 2015 and April 2016 and looked at how Somali women and Somali women political movements are organizing themselves in anticipation of the political transformations taking place in Somalia including the 2016 Somali elections. The study investigated in details Somali women’s political activism in and out of Somalia including emerging organizations and networks such as online social networks by looking at three study areas and 10 research questions.

 

 
 
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