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Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D)

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Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D)

In autumn 2019, IOM Netherlands started the Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D) programme to support diaspora leaders to engage with their country of origin specifically in Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Ethiopia. The project has managed to stimulate collaboration between diaspora experts and representatives of host institutions. This programme is important to build bridges between societies and introduce new knowledge, innovation, values, business and more from diaspora members to their country of origin. 

Project Date
2019
 - 
Ongoing
Type of Project
Project/Programme
Lead implementing organization/s
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Language
Geographic Scope
Country
Afghanistan
Ethiopia
Iraq
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Workstream Output
Off
Regional Review Process
No
Keywords
Diasporas
Status
Published

Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D)

In autumn 2019, IOM Netherlands started the Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D) programme to support diaspora leaders to engage with their country of origin specifically in Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, Somalia, and Ethiopia. The project has managed to stimulate collaboration between diaspora experts and representatives of host institutions. This programme is important to build bridges between societies and introduce new knowledge, innovation, values, business and more from diaspora members to their country of origin. 


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