What we do

Security Pillar

The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war Established in 2008, the security and rule of law pillar of PDRC emerged as a key issue to peace and state-building efforts in Puntland


Democratization Pillar

Despite the unfamiliarity of democracy among the population, Puntland people are committed to undertake a political transformation through democratization...


Decentralization Pillar

The Puntland state has committed to have local institutions at municipal level through adoption of a decentralized system of government, stipulated in the constitution ...



In 2010, PDRC and its partner Interpeace launched the Mobile and Audio Visual Unit (MAVU) to provide awareness through film forums and facilitated discussions to some of the most...


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MAVU Civic Education Activity

On June 26th, the PDRC-MAVU Team facilitated elections for over 120 students of Ramadan School in Galkayo for

Abdinasir Mohamed Yusuf

MAVU: Promoting Youth Political Participation

The Puntland Development Research Center (PDRC) continues to remain steadfast in the pursuit of Puntland’s Government fully adopting


MAVU: The Eyl Experience

Eyl is a coastal district; a gruesome one day journey from the capital Garowe due to inaccessible roads.

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PDRC Newsletter

September 2007

Contribute to the creation of a democratic system of government, economic and social development.


Each member of our team is a specialist in their field.
Abdirisak Osman Jurile
Abdirisak Osman Jurile
Co-Founder & Chairman
Abdirahman Abdulle Osman “Shuuke”
PDRC Director
Ali Farah Ali
Ali Farah Ali
Program Director
Faduma Mohamud Mohamed
Faduma Mohamud Mohamed
Admin and Finance Officer