A new Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, and cabinet were appointed by late March.
Throughout its first six months in office, the administration has faced multiple challenges.
Efforts by both international humanitarian partners and Somali community organizations prevented Somalia from slipping into another famine.
Finally, the overall magnitude of illicit exports of charcoal from southern Somalia remains similar to previous levels.
Despite limited improvements in public financial management, federal institutions remain incapable of addressing pervasive corruption.