The Somalia National Development Plan (SNDP) – Towards Recovery, Democracy and Prosperity 2017 – 2019

From outset, we knew that we needed to formulate a realistic NDP, both in terms of cost and in implementation capacity of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS). The NDP covers three fiscal years (2017-2019) instead of the traditional five years; our aim was to create a solid basis for future plans. After three decades of no development agenda, we had to be conservative in our outlook. Furthermore, the NDP is compliant with both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (iPRSP), a global poverty eradication scheme that also partially satisfies the global debt forgiveness program, which the FGS is aggressively pursuing with international financial institutions led by the IMF.

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