Launched in April 2019, the ED4D project aims to encourage the Ghanaian and Ethiopian diaspora in the Netherlands, or Dutch entrepreneurs in collaboration with the diaspora, to commit themselves as entrepreneurs to the development of the private sector in Ghana and Ethiopia. The project is carried out by IOM in collaboration with PUM (Netherlands senior experts). Together, they act as a facilitator and coordinator for selected entrepreneurs and guide them in setting up or expanding a company in their country of origin. Interested entrepreneurs receive information about investment opportunities and procedures in Ghana and Ethiopia. Selected entrepreneurs with promising business ideas are offered training and coaching. They are given the opportunity to undertake a mission to Ghana and Ethiopia. IOM also provides them with guidance on possible financing mechanisms.
About the Migration Network Hub
What is the Migration Network Hub?
The Hub is a virtual “meeting space” where governments, stakeholders and experts can access and share migration-related information and services. It provides curated content, analysis and information on a variety of topics.
The Hub aims to support UN Member States in the implementation, follow-up and review of the Global Compact for Migration by serving as a repository of existing evidence, practices and initiatives, and facilitating access to knowledge sharing via online discussions, an expert database and demand-driven, tailor-made solutions (launching in 2021).
What content is displayed in the Hub?
The Hub aims to help you find information on migration, ranging from policy briefs and journal articles, existing portals and platforms and what they offer, to infographics and videos. The different types of resources submitted by users undergo peer review by a panel of experts from within the UN and beyond, before being approved for inclusion in the Hub. To provide guidance to users based on findings of the needs assessment, the content is ordered so that more comprehensive and global resources are shown before more specific and regional ones. Know a great resource? Please submit using the links above and your suggestion will be reviewed. Please see the draft criteria for existing practices here.
Apply to join the Peer Review Roster
Content submitted to the Migration Network Hub is first peer reviewed by experts in the field from both the UN and beyond. Applications are welcomed to join the roster on an ongoing basis. Learn more here.
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