Paper 2016 Diaspora engagement on country entrepreneurship and investment

Diaspora entrepreneurship and investments are often hailed as drivers of economic development and positive change, and there is enough evidence to support this: 80% of FDI in China is from the Chinese diaspora, Indian diasporas in the USA have played an instrumental role in building up India’s IT industry and creating a second ‘Silicon Valley’ in their country to name some of the well-known success stories. This is no different to African diaspora actors. So who are these people and how have they become so engaged with their home countries?

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Categories: Diaspora Engagement, Network Building and Training services
Author: Diasmer Bloe, Stella Opoku-Antwi, Valarie Wolff
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