Livestock is currently the leading economic sector in all of Somaliland. Livestock production accounts for 60-65% of the gross domestic product (GDP).
This Chapter of the Investment Guide focuses mainly on the status of and investment in the electrical energy sector, and does not cover oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbons.
Location, Coastal Length and EEZ Area
The Somaliland coast lies north of the equator, between latitude 100N and latitude 110N and between longitudes 43. 15/E and longitude 490E in the Gulf of Aden. It stretches 850km with an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) area of approximately 70,000 sq.km.
Sodium chloride, also known as salt, common salt, or table salt, is an important product in all countries around the world, including Somaliland. Salt is added to food, either by the food producer or by the consumer,