Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Prime Minister of Somalia Profile

Full Name: Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed
Date/Place of Birth: 1959, Bardhera, Somalia
Nationality: Somali and Canadian (dual citizenship)
Marital status: Married with children
Work and Residence Address: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Personal Email:
Somali (mother language), English (Fluent), Arabic (Fluent), Italian (Fluent), and
French (Good)
2010-Present: Senior Agriculture and Rural Development Officer at Islamic Development Bank (IDB) – An International Multilateral Development Bank based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Some of the achievements include the following:
· Developed East African Regional Dry land Program for IGAD member countries. This is a multi-donor funded initiative worth of US$ 280 million with the objective of improving food security, reducing vulnerability and building resilience of the resource-poor populations in the dry land regions in Eastern Africa. Currently supporting the formation of the Global Dry land Alliance, an initiative spearheaded by the Crown Prince of the State of Qatar
· Developed National livestock and fisheries development programs for Cameroon and Mozambique. The total financing of these programs is about US$ 100 million.
· Led the initiation of Islamic Development Bank Group Trust Fund Program for Somalia, in collaboration with Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Government of Turkey and Arab Financial Institutions. The objective of the Trust Fund is to mobilize and raise funds for the social and economic reconstruction of Somalia.
· Managed and implemented a project portfolio covering more than 20 countries in Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The total financing of the portfolio is US$ 500 million.
· Team leader for the development of Islamic Development Bank Group’s Agriculture and Rural Development Strategy with emphasis on livestock, pastoralism and fisheries.
2007-2009: Senior Livestock and Pastoralism Advisor to COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa), based in Lusaka with offices in Nairobi and Addis Ababa.
Some of the achievements include the following:
· Co-founded the Alliance of Commodity Trade for the Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA). This involved, among others, trade negotiations and signing of agreements between countries in the region.
· Organized Ministerial level trade negotiations that facilitated economic and trade partnerships between COMESA and GCC member countries.
· As lead development expert, assisted COMESA member countries in implementing the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Program (CAADP)/NEPAD, under the auspices of the African Union, for the Development of Africa (NEPAD).
· Designed and implemented COMESA flagship development initiatives including COMESA Food Security and Safety Nets Program.
2003-2006: Program Manager at African Union (AU)-IBAR – Red Sea Livestock Trade Commission, based in Nairobi with offices in Djibouti and Dubai
Some of the achievements include the following:
• Developed and implemented Djibouti Regional Livestock Export Facility (DRLEF)
Led the design and implementation of USAID funded Regional Program on Enhanced Livelihoods for Pastoral Areas (RELPA)
• Facilitated GCC-Horn of Africa inter-regional livestock trade dialogue which resulted in the lifting of 15 years livestock export ban
• Organized and convened Regional Livestock Trade Fairs for IGAD member countries in Dubai, Yemen, and Egypt which mobilized financial resource and promoted trade partnerships
• Initiated, developed and managed East Africa Regional Livestock Export Facilities
1998-2003: University of Ottawa and Bank of Canada, based at Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• Analyst in International Development and Trade Economics
• Research Associate
1991-1998: CEO – MISK Enterprises with offices in Nairobi, Djibouti and Sana’a.
Some of the achievements include the following:
• Consulted EC funded meat development project in Southern Somalia
• Consulted USAID funded Somalia/Kenya livestock Cross Border Trade Support Project
• Lead export enterprise of Somali livestock to Egypt
19984-1990: Director General – Livestock Marketing and Health Agency, Mogadishu, Somalia
Some of the achievements include the following:
• Established and maintained livestock trade agreements with major Somali livestock export markets.
• Established livestock marketing and health regulations, polices and strategies
• Mobilized donor funding amounting US $ 220 million for development of livestock marketing infrastructure and institutions in North West, Lower Juba and Lower Shabelle.
• Facilitated trade protocols with Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Yemen, United Arab Emirates and Qatar
• Conducted a series of studies on promotion and diversification of Somali exports
• Strengthened the capacity of livestock traders and associations
• Ph.D. Candidate in International Trade and Development. University of Ottawa, Canada
• M.A. in Economics, University of Ottawa Canada
• Diploma in Computer Programming: Algonquin College, Ottawa, Canada
• Diploma in Animal Health Management, USDA, APHIS
• Diploma in Project planning and appraisal –SIDAM
• Diploma in Project management, USDA
• Lauria in Economics – Somali National University, Mogadishu.

1 comment:

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Ex-Somali Police Commissioner General Mohamed Abshir

Ex-Somali Police Commissioner  General Mohamed Abshir

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater
Somalia army parade 1979

Sultan Kenadid

Sultan Kenadid
Sultanate of Obbia

President of the United Meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Egal of the Somali Republic,

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
Sultanate of Warsengeli

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre
Siad Barre ( A somali Hero )

MoS Moments of Silence

MoS Moments of Silence
honor the fallen

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
Beautiful handshake

May Allah bless him and give Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan

May Allah bless him and give  Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan
Honorable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre was born 1919, Ganane, — (gedo) jubbaland state of somalia ,He passed away Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria) President of Somalia, from 1969-1991 He has been the great leader Somali people in Somali history, in 1975 Siad Bare, recalled the message of equality, justice, and social progress contained in the Koran, announced a new family law that gave women the right to inherit equally with men. The occasion was the twenty –seventh anniversary of the death of a national heroine, Hawa Othman Tako, who had been killed in 1948 during politbeginning in 1979 with a group of Terrorist fied army officers known as the Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF).Mr Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed In 1981, as a result of increased northern discontent with the Barre , the Terrorist Somali National Movement (SNM), composed mainly of the Isaaq clan, was formed in Hargeisa with the stated goal of overthrowing of the Barre . In January 1989, the Terrorist United Somali Congress (USC), an opposition group Terrorist of Somalis from the Hawiye clan, was formed as a political movement in Rome. A military wing of the USC Terrorist was formed in Ethiopia in late 1989 under the leadership of Terrorist Mohamed Farah "Aideed," a Terrorist prisoner imprisoner from 1969-75. Aideed also formed alliances with other Terrorist groups, including the SNM (ONLF) and the Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), an Terrorist Ogadeen sub-clan force under Terrorist Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess in the Bakool and Bay regions of Southern Somalia. , 1991By the end of the 1980s, armed opposition to Barre’s government, fully operational in the northern regions, had spread to the central and southern regions. Hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled their homes, claiming refugee status in neighboring Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. The Somali army disintegrated and members rejoined their respective clan militia. Barre’s effective territorial control was reduced to the immediate areas surrounding Mogadishu, resulting in the withdrawal of external assistance and support, including from the United States. By the end of 1990, the Somali state was in the final stages of complete state collapse. In the first week of December 1990, Barre declared a state of emergency as USC and SNM Terrorist advanced toward Mogadishu. In January 1991, armed factions Terrorist drove Barre out of power, resulting in the complete collapse of the central government. Barre later died in exile in Nigeria. In 1992, responding to political chaos and widespread deaths from civil strife and starvation in Somalia, the United States and other nations launched Operation Restore Hope. Led by the Unified Task Force (UNITAF), the operation was designed to create an environment in which assistance could be delivered to Somalis suffering from the effects of dual catastrophes—one manmade and one natural. UNITAF was followed by the United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM). The United States played a major role in both operations until 1994, when U.S. forces withdrew. Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATES ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government

The Honourable Ronald Reagan,

When our world changed forever

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)
Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was ambassador to the European Economic Community in Brussels from 1963 to 1966, to Italy and the FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] in Rome from 1969 to 1973, and to the French Govern­ment in Paris from 1974 to 1979.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac 'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac  'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.
Besides being the administrator and organizer of the freedom fighting SYL, he was also the Chief of Protocol of Somalia's assassinated second president Abdirashid Ali Shermake. He graduated from Lincoln University in USA in 1936 and became the first Somali to posses a university degree.

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