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The World Bank Group, along with international partners, recently supported the Government of Somalia to launch the country’s first Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) . The launch was the result of months of consultations and coordination between the Government, Chamber of Commerce and World Bank Group. The platform is a breakthrough tool in structuring the discussion between Somalia’s private sector and the Government, and it will benefit from the technical support of the development community. It also provides a unique opportunity to set benchmarks for inclusive partnerships between the government and private sector.

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In its two years of operation, the MPF has made strides in operationalizing newly designed projects in line with the Somali Compact in partnership with government counterparts.

  • 15 project concepts have been endorsed by the SDRF Plenary Steering Committee to be part of the MPF Pipeline.
  • 12 concepts have been developed into full-fledged projects and approved by the SDRF Executive Steering Committee
  • Nine donors have committed $188.9 million, of which US$152.3 million is paid

Find out more about the MPF’s results and performance in the Progress Report.