Somalia MEDA Report
The Republic of Somalia, located in the Horn of Africa, covers a total surface area of 637,657 km2 with an estimated population of 10 million people from six (6) major clans and various minor clans. The country has been without a central Government since 1991. Years of political instability and war have resulted in over 1 million deaths, both as a direct result of the fighting and due to the country’s inability to cope with recurrent droughts, devastating floods and diseases. The GDP is estimated to be USD 5,023 billion and Income per Capita is less than USD 400. The primary sectors include agriculture, livestock and fisheries.
09 Oct 2013