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Question for Department for International Development

UIN 214458, tabled on 17 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will place in the Library a copy of the needs assessment report on Government support for the Somalia extractives sector; what steps the Government is taking as a result of that report; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

24 November 2014

A copy of the needs assessment report on the Somalia extractives sector has been placed in the Library. In response to the report, and following discussions with the Federal Government of Somalia, we are funding the World Bank to support a Somali-led process to reach agreements on revenue sharing. The project will also provide technical assistance to review the legal and regulatory framework.