Towards unlocking the potential of the hides and skins value chain in Somaliland. ILRI Policy Brief 27.

Authors: Wanyoike F., Mugunieri G.L., Mtimet N., Kiptoo E., Gulaid I.
Date: 2018


Somaliland's main destination markets for animal hides and skins from include China, India and Pakistan. Most of the hides and skins (77%) are exported in raw cured form, with the remaining processed to wet-blue stage. Information generated from this study is hoped to assist in the formulation of strategies to unlock the inherent growth potential within the hides and skins subsector and contribute to generate more foreign exchange earnings in Somaliland.