Agriculture: Shuraako Impact Investing
A commercial farm that spans over eight hectares with 75 percent of its farmland cultivated. Raaho produces fruits and vegetables, in addition to cash crops. Raaho secured a Shuraako-facilitated investment to further cultivate the land and safeguard the farm against droughts
A commercial farm committed to producing sustainable and profitable agricultural crops. Supplies local restaurants, hotels, and households in the region with quality produce sold both wholesale and retail.
A 19.5-hectare farm that grows cash crops to supply wholesale to traders in the region’s largest vegetable and fruit markets. Through a Shuraako-facilitated investment, the farm was able to procure 10 greenhouses and continue expanding its produce line with the addition of crops such as fruit trees and out of season production by use of the greenhouses.
Through a Shuraako-facilitated investment, Bardaale was able to procure a truck, which reduced its high transportation rental costs while allowing it to transport a higher volume of produce to market in a timely manner.
Through a Shuraako-facilitated investment, the farm was able to secure the funds necessary to support its planned production expansion, including the purchase of high-yield, pest-resistant pepper seed varieties.
For planting, the farm relied heavily on rental tractors, which were not only costly but at times unavailable when needed. Prior to receiving its Shuraako-facilitated investment, the farm had 12 hectares (75 percent) of the land under cultivation, producing a variety of fruits and vegetables.
Due to drought conditions present in Somalia, the farm utilized a shallow well and pump to supplement rainfall and was only able to cultivate 43% of its land.
A family-owned farm that spans 50 hectares and produces quality cash crops for sale to domestic traders and distributors. Himilo received a Shuraako-brokered investment to install a borehole and water tank for efficient irrigation.
Al Naim Farm “Al Naim” is a 200 hectare farm located near Afgooye in South Central, Somalia.
Ugbaad Agrocare “Ugbaad” specializes in the production and sale of high quality fodder using imported maize and barley seedlings.
Ubaale Poultry Farm “Ubaale” is a poultry business that specializes in the production and sale of high quality eggs.
Jiniyeley is a commercial farm located just south of Bosaso, Puntland that has been providing a wide variety of agricultural products to loyal customers for over 26 years.
Fat-xi Farm is a female-owned and operated farm in Jibgale (outside of Garowe), Puntland. The owner is the leader of a local farming business association.
The farm sells its products to customers in Galkayo, where Kalkaal rents a fruit and vegetable stand. Kalkaal has been operating in Galkayo for many years and has created a large customer base that appreciates the quality the company provides.
Hodan Farm, a nine-acre mixed farm, has been in operation since 1994. The farm is on fertile ground in Jibgale, located outside of Garowe. The owner is an experienced farmer and livestock herder who produces milk, fruits, vegetables, and tends livestock on his farm.
22 Mixed Farm is situated in Jibgale, a fertile location east of Garowe. The farm provides the surrounding community with an assortment of fruits, vegetables, and dairy milk. Funds were used to dig a deep borehole for consistent water supply and to establish an irrigation system.
Barwaaqo Marketing and Catering Services (BMCS) is a crop collection, storage, and marketing service serving farmers in six villages throughout the Gabiley District.
In 2019, Al Nur secured a third Shuraako-brokered investment through the Nordic Horn of Africa Opportunities Fund to increase land utilization with the purchase of two hectares of land for fodder use, drilling of 200-meter borehole complete with irrigation system, a date dehydration machine, and tractor.
The farm, located outside Garowe, Puntland has been in operation for nearly ten years. This is a woman-owned and operated four-hectare farm producing fruits and vegetables and rearing livestock for meat and milk.
Goljano Mixed Farm started in 2010 as a farming project providing a variety of agricultural products to both the local market and foreign markets.