About the host institution
Somali academy of Science and arts (SOMASA) is founded as autonomous institution which is under the Ministry of Education, Culture and higher Education, The Academy was established in 1975. It intended to unite all different researches in the country, to develop the language, culture and Heritage, to protect and repair the historical places, to write and print all the written books, to take a role for solving Somali problems as traditional way.
Education sector context
Somalia is characterized by three main administrations namely Somaliland, Puntland and Somali Federal Government, each having their own Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education. Each zone is at very different levels of educational development and as a result education activities are based on the differing priorities and agendas. Ministry of Education, Culture & Higher Education consists of two ministries combined Ministry of Education and Ministry of Culture and Higher Education.