The workshop was conveyed by the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development. After a presentation of the objectives, UNDP presented the conclusions of the aid information management review carried out in 2015 as well as the methodology and results of the aid mapping exercises carried out in the last years in Somalia under the leadership of the Aid Coordination Unit. The international consultant Matthew Geddes presented later the process of procurement by UNDP of a new Somali-led and Somali-owned Aid Information Management System in Somalia, which draws on the recommendations of the aid information management review. The key features and technical specifications of the new AIMS –in terms of ownership, accessibility, data collection, management, disaggregation and visualization, reporting, dissemination of information, etc.
The workshop gathered representatives from the Federal Government of Somalia (Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development MOPIED & Aid Coordination Unit), as well as Federal Member states of Galmudug, Hirshabelle and South-West State and the Banadir Regional Administration.
Main objective of the workshop was to engage, inform and discuss with key federal and sub-federal Somali institutional stakeholders on the development of a new Aid Information Management System in Somalia.