Research project


TVET and Higher Education for Boosting Road Infrastructure Development and Growth of Energy Services in Somalia and Somaliland

July 2017 - May 2020
Project Manager

This project aims to support the Government of Somalia/Somaliland to enhance inclusive economic growth and reduce poverty by assisting in skill development for two key infrastructure sectors: road construction and energy services. In order to meet growing demand for skilled people in these sectors, the project upgrades the quality of education in vocational training institutes and universities and makes them more market responsive. The role of TU/e lies in university curriculum development and staff training in electrical engineering and renewable energy services and outfitting of lab facilities.

Researchers involved in this project

Collaborative Partners

  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • CARE Netherlands
  • CARE Nairobi
  • CARE Somalia

Subsidy Provider