Examining Somalia’s untapped industrial mineral potential

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

Somalia's untapped industrial mineral potential could help re-establish the country's economy but it faces challenges amid a muddled regulatory framework

by Ramadhan Rajab

There is a consensus that Somalia has huge potential for producing industrial minerals, that could help re-establish the country’s economy. 

But commercial exploration, mining and processing has yet to commence, and insecurity and political instability is still endemic, given the weak central government has varying...

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