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Diasporas and Economic Development

How can diaspora investments be better facilitated to have a bigger impact in their home countries? In this video produced by IOM, Onyekachi Wambu (Director, Engagement and Policy of the AFFORD, UK) shares examples of good practices necessary to address drivers of migration and to foster development in countries of origin. In this short video, Mr. Wambu highlights the role of diaspora entrepreneurs and enterprises for development. Finally, he recognizes the role and potential that diasporas may have as job creators and investors in their country of origin.