About Somali Public Agenda (SPA)

Somali Public Agenda is a non-profit public policy and administration research organization based in Mogadishu. Its aim is to advance understanding and improvement of public administration and public services in Somalia through evidence-based research and analysis.

At Somali Public Agenda, we believe that all Somalis deserve better public services including access to affordable education, healthcare, housing, security and justice delivered via transparent and accountable authorities.

Research Reports
Turkey’s Role in Public Service and Infrastructural Development in Mogadishu

This study investigates the role Turkey plays in the improvement of public services and infrastructure in Somalia particularly access to health care, advancing access to education, and construction of tarmac roads and other key infrastructure in Mogadishu.

There are opportunities and challenges associated with the Puntland democratization process, and important lessons that can be learnt from this exercise. Some of the key lessons include...

Somalia adopted a federal system in 2004 when the Transitional Federal Charter was adopted in Kenya. Since then, it has evolved into a provisional constitution, which was temporarily approved by the over 800-member constitutional assembly in Mogadishu in 2012. The devolution of power has exposed Somalia to...

Latest SPA Briefs & Commentaries

Faalladan waxa ay qiimeynaysaa waxyaabaha sahlay in uu Xasan Sheekh guuleysto, iyo waxa laga filayo inuu ka qabto dhibaatooyin badan oo ka jira dalka, waxa uu qoraaga ku doodayaa in madaxweynaha cusub looga baahan yahay inuu arrimaha muhiimka ah wax ka qabto oo aanu ku mashquulin dib-u-doorashadiisa marxaladda doorasho ee xigta.

Programmes and Centers

Public Agenda Forum

Center for Public Policy and Service Design

Center for Learning and Development