Edited by Sonia Plaza, Dilip Ratha
MIGRATION PRESENTS SIGNIFICANT untapped potential for development.
The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for
development through remittances, but also through the promotion of
trade, investment, and knowledge and technology transfers.
Diaspora for Development in Africa aims to consolidate
research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating
policies in both sending and receiving countries. Policies to maximize
the benefi ts of the diaspora are presented in this book, including the
- discussing the importance of getting to know each country’s
- understanding the role of embassies so that they can be equipped to
provide services for promotion of trade and investment
- analyzing how the diaspora can contribute to the transfer of
technology through peer reviewing, conducting joint research, teaching,
Diaspora for Development in Africa will be of interest to
migration scholars and policy makers worldwide.
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