On 5th June 2023, ICE Institute celebrated World Environment Day to be part of the global movement of beating plastic pollution in Mogadishu. By empowering our green community, and students, we organized various activities including plastic cleaning, awareness raising and many others. As part of our impact pathways to capacitate the local communities through awareness

In the vibrant city of Mogadishu, plastic pollution has become an ever-growing concern, posing socio-economic, environmental, and health challenges at both local and global levels. It is disheartening to witness plastic waste littering the streets, beaches, and virtually every corner of the city. This pervasive problem demands urgent attention, as it is far from being

Plastic pollution poses a significant threat to the environment, human health, and the overall well-being of communities. To combat this issue in Mogadishu, ICE Institute organized a one-day Hackathon, “Hack the Plastics,” as part of our commitment to creating a greener, cleaner, and healthier environment in Somalia. The event was held a head of celebratio

Biodiversity refers to the whole spectrum of species found throughout the world’s ecosystems, plants, and animals. One of the Horn of Africa’s biodiverse nations with a high concentration of indigenous species is Somalia. The variety and endemism of species in Somalia are well known. There are 1,332 animal species and more than 5,000 plant species, [&helli

The Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE) at SIMAD University is delighted to introduce the Sustainability Scholars Program (SSP) , a pioneering initiative to address the critical issues of climate change and environmental degradation in Somalia. The SSP program is a grant-based funding opportunity that seeks to bring together a network of talented researchers, b

The UN LDCs 5 Summit in Doha is a critical gathering of leaders and experts from around the world, aimed at addressing the challenges faced by the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE Institute) of SIMAD University from Somalia, led by our director, Mohamed Okash, is attending and speaking at […]

COP27 comes at a critical moment. The devastating impacts of climate change are being affected in every corner of the world. From the floods in Pakistan, the heatwaves in Europe and India and droughts and starvation in the Horn of Africa. Although the burden hits the most vulnerable countries and communities which are the least […]

The United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP27) was held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt last month, and it was a great honor for SIMAD University to be among the few groups of universities from around the world that were invited to participate. As a leading institution in the field of climate change and environmental […]