Professor Mohamed Said Samantar


Born in Mogadishu-Somalia First July 1946 Mohamed studied Mathematics in Switzerland, Economics in Somalia (under the tutelage of the University of Padua-Italy), Development Economics at the University of Naples in Italy and Development Studies for his doctorate studies at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is now Professor of Economics at the Puntland State University. He has taught economics at the Faculty of Economics of the then Somali National University from 1973-1990. Since 1980 he carried out extensively research and consultancy activities in the field of development studies with local and international Institutions in Somalia, Sweden, United Kingdom and Eastern and Southern Africa.

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