Livestock in Somalia

Somalia Livestock Sector

The livestock sector is the largest contributor to Somali livelihoods with over 65% of the population engaged in some way in the industry. Livestock is an important mainstay in Somalia’s economy, contributing to about 40% of the country’s gross domestic product.  In 2015, Somalia exported record 5.3 million animals, the highest such figure in two decades, according to the Food and …

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