The fresh meat section of the weekly market in Hargesia, the capital of Somaliland. Despite the chronically chaotic political situation, people still try to go about their ordinary lives whenever they can, in this case buying and selling beef, mutton, and camel meat. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats (p. 17). Somaliland is the breakaway republic in northern Somalia that declared independence in 1991 after 50,000 died in civil war. March 1992.