Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud (Barawani) is the Executive Director of SONSAF . He has a Masters of International Relations (MA) and Diplomacy from Hargiesa University, a post graduate diploma for conflict resolution from Hargiesa University, a degree in Business Administration and Economics from Hargiesa University. He has experience since 2000 in a number of different organizations such as SONYO Umbrella, where he was a program coordinator, network coordination and executive director. He also worked as a trainer for mentor &leadership and organizational development at UNICEF LOD, and executive director for Somaliland Youth Salvation. Email
Jaffar Mohamed Gadaweyne is the program coordinator for SONSAF. He studied commerce at Aligarh University, Pakistan, he graduated from lafole College of Education,Afgoi-Mogadisho.
He has worked as project manager, director, APD Satellite office at Burao, Education Officer for Save the Children USA and Head of Administrative dept-Gargaara Relief and Development Association at dire-dawa, Ethiopia. Email
Sharmarke I. Idiris is the advocacy and lobbying officer for SONSAF. He has double BA in Accounting from the University of Hargeisa, and an L.L.B from the University of Hargeisa. He has a number of years of experience in different locations and organizations such as financial control and inspection officer accountant, project manager-child protection, program coordinator, project coordinator, human rights assistance .withg Ministry of Finance, Somaliland and development associations includin SOYDA, Save the Children, UNDP, and NAGAAD. Email
Farah Yusuf Hussein is admin/communication officer for SONSAF. She has a bachelor degree of Business Administration (management &accounting) for Admas University College.
She has more than six years’ experience in different organizations of Administrations, TOT, Community development with PSI, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL & SONYO. Email
Somaliland Non- State
Actors Forum (SONSAF) was leading subsequent policy interventions in the areas
of the extractive industries, these policy interventions aimed at promoting
good governance and regular citizens’ participation in policy and
The initiative of SONSAF
on the national extractive sector commenced in 2013, since then, SONSAF successfully
hosted four forums on national extractive sector including this