Who We Are

About Us

Strategic Research and Policy Advisory

We are a private, independent consulting firm, that is dedicated to providing high-value strategic research and policy advisory services to actors in the public, private, and non-profit sectors across Somalia, to help them create the change that matters the most to them.


Somali Research and Development Consulting (SRDC) was founded in 2015 by a group of like-minded, motivated, and skilled experts with broad knowledge and experience in the fields of Social Research, Public Governance, and Social Development.


We place a high value on trust both internally and with our clients. Our working relationships are based on Integrity, Courage, Excellence, and Collaboration. We take great satisfaction in our ability to communicate properly, which allows our ideas, opinions, and findings to translate into actionable outcomes.

Our Vision

To be the market leader in the provision of research, and policy advisory services in Somali a and beyond.

Our Mission

To provide research, and policy advisory services that positively influence public governance, and social development processes in Somalia.

What Is Important to Us

Our Core Values


We are honest, fair, and moral; we live by our words.


We follow our convictions and strive to offer innovative and unique solutions.


We continually exceed the expectations of our clients and stakeholders.


We are committed to working with others to achieve success.

Capability Statement

SRDC was established in 2015 by Somali professionals, we, therefore, have a profound and in-depth understanding of the Somali context. We are trained professionals who bring a wealth of relevant experience as well as expert-level knowledge.


We have strong relationships and network connections throughout all levels of government, including federal and state, as well as within civil society, the private sector, and the community at large.


We have at our disposal a large pool of in-house and external consultants ( national and international), who are subject matter experts.

Notable Clients & Partners