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Diaspora Development Impact in Nigeria

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, the Diaspora Innovation Institute hosted Diasporas and Impact on Development at the Centre for Management Development in Lagos, Nigeria as part of Global Diaspora Week. The event held multiple session to discuss diaspora engagement and diasporas’ impact on development through economic, political, and social lenses. For more details, contact diasporainnovationinstitute@gmail.com

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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.


Remittances Hit $534 Billion in 2012, Setting New Record

Despite a sluggish economy, a report issued by the World Bank finds that worldwide remittances grew in 2012, with diaspora members from developing countries sending home three times more than official development aid.

International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) Remittances Hit a Record High of $534 Billion in 2012