Category Archives: Brain Gain – Diaspora Engagement

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Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa

Diaspora Engagement Projects in the Health Sector in Africa. International Organization for Migration (IOM) “…Many African countries experience a significant loss of skilled professionals who migrate to Europe, North America and…

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Nigeria – Diaspora Engagement

Needs Assessment in the Nigerian Education Sector. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Nigeria. May 2014. Description: Statistics from the Central Bank of Nigeria indicate that in 2012 Nigerians living abroad remitted USD…

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World Bank Forum: Engaging the African Diaspora: Partnering for Long-term Trade, Investment and Skills for Workforce Development in Africa

June 10, 2015 WATCH VIDEOS OF SESSIONS Event Description  The potential wealth and talent existing in the African Diaspora is enormous. Some researchers estimate that US$53 billion is saved on…

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African philanthropy: the new drivers of development

Remittances to Africa could transform local philanthropy and put the continent on path of self development. Solome Lemma, Africans in the Diaspora (AiD), New York. 7 May 2014 [From: The Guardian Global Development…

What Is The African Diaspora’s Responsibility Towards Africa?

What Is The African Diaspora’s Responsibility Towards Africa? From CompareAfrique.com: We asked some of our readers to provide their thoughts on what they thought the African Diaspora’s responsibility towards Africa…

Leveraging the African diaspora

With US$40 billion in annual remittances into Africa, the African diaspora has become the subject of much public policy discussion as a potential source of sustainable supplemental development finance.  Eric…

The Diaspora Can Help Fuel Rwanda’s Technology And Digital Ambitions

By Sean Obedih As Rwanda day 2013 comes to London for the first time, let me take this opportunity to talk about the role that the Rwandan business community in…

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Diaspora Engagement – Knowledge/Information Sources

Related:  Diaspora Engagement – Resources African Diaspora Organizations & Initiatives Brain Drain / Brain Gain Brain Drain, Brain Gain, Brain Circulation, Diaspora Africans, and Capacity Building in Africa Addressing Africa’s…

Best Practices for Diaspora Organizations

University of London’s Dr. Sebastiana Etzo shares the results of a survey of 55 European-based African diaspora organizations that identified best practices in diaspora development initiatives.  At the University of…

More than Just Sending Money Home: Engaging the Diaspora as a Priority for Africa’s Development

By: Anne W. Kamau and Mwangi S. Kimenyi. Africa Growth Initiative, Brookings Institution. January 2013 Editor’s Note: This chapter is part of the 2013 Foresight Africa full report, which details the top priorities for Africa…