Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order to maintain their significant leadership position within the community.
To make matter worse, there are weak governmental institutions and other public agencies that are mandated to be responsive to the needs and priorities of street children.
After Somaliland declared its independence, local people in many parts of Somaliland cut down the remaining forest cover for livelihood, income generation and energy.
With abundance of minerals and other forms of natural resources, Somaliland has been poorly performing institution building for natural resource management.
With livestock contributing to more than 60% of the country’s GPD, thousands of people loss their life-dependent livestock and consequently migrated to remote places to save their lives with whatever food and water available.
High unemployment absolutely raises questions that are unanswered by local economists as there are no strong institutions to serve both unemployed and underemployed peoples.