The prominence of 'traditional' leaders and institutions in Somaliland's 'success story' of political (re)construction is the object of interest in the PhD dissertation by Marleen Renders, titled "Traditional leaders and institutions in the building of the Muslim republic of Somaliland".
Based on this PhD, this site will collect information on Somaliland and state reconstruction.
The complete text of the dissertation will be published in hardcopy .
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Monument in the streets of Hargeysa, Somaliland (2003)