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Libya Diaspora Marketplace 2013 Winners

Nine LDM finalists vied for the top awards, with business plans addressing high priority, high-impact sectors in Libya. Winning entrants received a matching grant of $25,000-50,000 to help finance their company’s growth and expansions.

Tripoli - International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) - Libyan Diaspora Marketplace

Administrator Dr. Rajiv (Raj) Shah speaking at the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum - Photo Credit - Pat Adams, USAID

Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development

The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow, says USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah.

What is the African Diaspora Marketplace?

Watch a five-minute video introduction to the African Diaspora Marketplace–a business plan competition on the IdEA platform–that was shown at the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum.