19th Ministerial Roundtable Papers and Presentations

The 19th Ministerial Roundtable of the Horn of Africa Initiative (HoAI) occurred in Brussels on December 15th, 2023. Finance Ministers from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Eritrea, co-chaired by H.E. Mr Ahmed Shide and Mr. Margaritis Schinas, aimed to enhance regional digital policies and attract investments from Development Finance Institutions and the private […]

Enhancing NTB Resolution and Trade Facilitation in Horn of Africa: Study Findings

The HoAI Secretariat has made available on the HoAI website two studies on how to improve the resolution of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in the Horn of Africa, and on inter-institutional arrangements needed to optimize the implementation of trade facilitation projects having a regional dimension launched under the HoAI. The two studies have been prepared by […]

Financial Inclusion Builds Resilience of Pastoralists to Drought

https://youtu.be/0FR7t0Uk9xE Story Highlights: A Lifeline in the Horn of Africa: The Horn of Africa witnessed a devastating drought that led to the loss of over 9.5 million animals, severely impacting the region’s livestock trade. Empowering Pastoralists: The “De-risking, Inclusion, and Value Enhancement of Pastoral Economies Project” is a groundbreaking initiative aimed at safeguarding the livelihoods […]