News and Stories
“I am passionate about tile production. Somali’s culture was not familiar with females participating in construction. I believe that these skills will make my life better.”
Samira, Shibis District in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Donors and partners
The successful implementation of local economic development strategies largely depends on strength of partnerships among local authorities, local communities, private sector, and civil society actors. At the project design stage, UN-Habitat helps local authorities identify key partners who can contribute to achieving project’s objectives, particularly creating jobs and economic growth.