From 23rd – 24th October 2023, the Institute of Environment and Climate Change (ICE) at SIMAD University partnered with Save the Children Somalia to host a crucial two-day Climate Change Symposium for Youth and Children in Mogadishu. The event aimed to address climate change while protecting the rights of Somalia’s youth and children. This symposium [&hell

Food security is a key issue in Somalia, where a combination of factors such as erratic rainfall, conflict, high commodity prices and limited access to healthcare have led to severe food crises and malnutrition. The country’s vulnerability to climate change further exacerbates these challenges, affecting agricultural productivity, water availability and the freq

On 3rd October, the 2nd edition of Mogadishu Environmental Summit (MES) 2023 concluded successfully after three days of gathering and conversation on water issues. The theme of this year was “Somalia and the water crisis: Moving Beyond Projects” since water issues are a fundamental contributing factor to climate change. The Summit was organized by Action […

Climate change is having a profound impact on Somalia, making it one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. Despite contributing minimally to global greenhouse gas emissions, Somalia faces the harsh consequences of climate change, including regular flooding and prolonged droughts that threaten agriculture, food security, and socioeconomic stability. In

From September 18th to 22nd, 2023, we had the incredible opportunity to attend the ChangemakerXchange Summit in the serene and picturesque setting of Rwamagana, Rwanda. This summit brought together dedicated young social innovators from Sub-Saharan Africa, and it was a transformative experience that left a profound mark on us all. One of the focus of […]