Abdijalil Dahir Afqarshe Democratisation Project Manager, Somaliland
Abdijalil joined Saferworld in August 2015 as Democratisation Project Manager/Interim Head of Hargeisa Office for managing the elections programme. Prior to joining Saferworld he spent four years working for the International Republican Institute where he managed a political parties programme and public opinion polls. He has worked in different capacities with several international and local NGOs including Adventist Development and Relief Agency, Somaliland National Youth Organization and Horn of Africa Aid.
Abdijalil has a master’s degree in Development Studies from Kampala University in Uganda and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hargeisa University in Somaliland.
Issue areas/specialisms: Inclusive political processes
Geographical specialisms: Somalia / Somaliland
Languages: English, Somali, Arabic