Somali Natural Resources Research Center
The Somali Natural Resources Research Center (SONRREC) is a non-profit and independent research organization that was established in 2016 with the objective to manage, protect and shape the country’s natural resources in a sustainable manner by improving the economic well-being and eradicating poverty through evidence-based scientific research, capacity development and consultancy. The center was founded by multi-disciplinary scientists with the purpose of finding scientific-based solutions to development issues by actively participating in and supporting country development objectives and strategies as well as regional and global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
To be a global center of excellence for Somalia’s natural resources and associated science-based solutions on natural resources to a prosperous nation.
To conduct research, capacity development, and consultancy services on development and sustainable natural resources for socio-economic development.
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We are committed to diversifying our thinking, fostering and harnessing greater diversity in the people who can make a positive contribution towards protecting and conserving our natural resources.