Somalia: Joint Market and Supply Chain Update, November 28, 2021 – December 05, 2021 – Somalia
Statistics from the Port of Bossaso for November released this week show that livestock export volumes increased by 15% from the previous month and remained unchanged from the same period last year.
Moderate to heavy rains in Jubaland improved water availability and lowered prices in some places, but affected access to some roads.
In the capital, most roads are accessible and transport services are normal. In addition, port operations are continuing normally in the port of Mogadishu.
• In Bakara market, prices for most food products, both imported and local, remain the same as last week.
• In Mogadishu, fuel prices (diesel and gasoline) remain the same as last week. In addition, in the Bakara market, the prices of cooking gas and charcoal remain the same as last week.
• In the capital, most roads are accessible and transport services are normal. In addition, port operations are continuing normally in the port of Mogadishu.
• In Jowhar town, prices for most food products, both imported and local grains, remain the same as last week. In addition, the main road connecting Jowhar and Mogadishu is accessible.
• In Beletweyne and Buloburto, the prices of local grains, imported food products and fuel (diesel and gasoline) remain the same as last week.
• Cross-border trade between Somalia and Ethiopia, via the town of Beletweyne, is normal and goods flow smoothly from both sides. Common items supplied by Ethiopia are potatoes, diesel, gasoline and sorghum.
• Water transport by truck has continued in rural Adado villages such as Tuulo xoosh, Galgalad, Macalin Khalif and prices are rising. For example, water prices have gone from $ 1.4 to $ 4 per 200 liter tank and 10,000 liters of water have gone from $ 100 to $ 200 due to scarcity and poor road conditions. .
• In South Galkayo, fuel prices are increasing compared to last week. For example, gasoline prices have gone from $ 0.6 to $ 0.85 per liter.
• Fruit and vegetable prices are high in most markets due to scarcity. For example, a piece of mango stays at $ 2 in the town of South Galkayo for the past four weeks.
• In Galkayo South, onion prices fell from $ 0.8 to $ 1.0 compared to last week. However, in Hobyo and Adado, onion prices remained the same at $ 0.8 and $ 0.9 per kg respectively.
• Prices for cowpeas and lentils remain the same in most markets but high due to scarcity. For example, in Adado, lentils are sold for $ 1.4 per kg. In Dhuusamarreb, cowpea prices remained at $ 1.6 per kg.
• Most of the roads in Galmudug are accessible and transport services operate normally. However, the AdadoHobyo road has remained inaccessible for three months due to the conflict between the military and the insurgents (AS).