Migrants Can Help Finance Development in Their Home Countries
Migrants' countries of origin are conscious of this phenomenon and attempt to mobilize diaspora savings and fund transfers in support to development and productive investments through various means, including improving national strategies aimed at Diasporas, facilitating fund transfers, increasing investment and placement opportunities and supporting the study of workers' remittances.
Economic Commission for Africa, 20 April 2015
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) office for North Africa will organize, in partnership with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)… Read more »
A World Food Programme (WFP) staff member loads bags of split yellow peas into a truck in a WFP warehouse based in El Fasher, North Darfur, for delivery and distribution at camps for displaced persons (IDPs) in Shangil Tobaya, North Darfur.
Economic Commission for Africa, 2 March 2015
More than 150 specialists, government representatives, business representatives and civil society activists from seven North African countries will gather in Morocco from 3 to 6… Read more »
allAfrica, 4 November 2014
If Africa's growth and dynamism is to be sustained, the continent's ability to finance future infrastructure development cannot be left to vagaries of foreign aid allocations but… Read more »
This Day, 16 April 2015
The United Nations' Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has launched the 2015 edition of the Economic Report on Africa (ERA), titled 'Industrialising through Trade'. Read more »