Migrant Communities

Sankofa Family Poultry

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Sankofa Family Poultry

Brief description of the initiative

This project expanded an already existing project and aimed to reestablish smallholder poultry breeding in five local communities in Ghana, as an effective means for livelihood, income supplement and nutrition.

Start date - End date

Mon, 07/13/2009 to Fri, 11/13/2009

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Promoting Cooperation among Migrants communities and Local Governments for Local Development

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Promoting Cooperation among Migrants communities and Local Governments for Local Development

Brief description of the initiative

The project developed the capacities of local authorities by developing a migration system in the region of Imereti, Georgia in order to make better use of the capacities of migrants and their communities for social and economic development at the community level.

Start date - End date

Wed, 09/30/2009 to Thu, 12/30/2010

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REDES-CAP: Redes de apoyo a las capacidades de las personas migrantes para el desarrollo

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REDES-CAP

Brief description of the initiative

The project aimed to strengthen the entrepreneurial, professional and financial capacities of migrants who live in Madrid and their families in the Ecuadorian provinces of Guayas, Pichincha and indigenous Cotacachi.

Start date - End date

Wed, 09/30/2009 to Sun, 01/30/2011

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Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances

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Contributions and Counting: Guidance on Measuring the Economic Impact of your Diaspora beyond Remittances provides guidance for governments and national authorities looking to understand and measure the economic contributions made by their diaspora to their country

Phoenix Centre: Addressing social exclusion in Moldova through philanthropy and diaspora engagement

Diaspora members like Victoria unite people across borders for social change in our communities. IOM Moldova, with the support of IOM's Migration and Sustainable Development Unit, has told Victoria's story in our new Storyteller on the Phoenix Centre: Addressing social exclusion in Moldova through philanthropy and diaspora engagement to showcase how migrants and diaspora members are triggering transformative, transnational change.

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iDiaspora - two years after: Accelerating diaspora's global engagement in the post-pandemic era

Dates

Mon, 11/16/2020

Type of event

Conference

Thematic area

Diaspora engagement

Lead organisation

Country

Global

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Virtual

Diasporas are powerful agents of change and sustainable development. The iDiaspora platform helps migrants and diasporas connect, learn, and contribute to their communities - economically and socially with their skills, networks, remittances, new ideas, and diverse perspectives.

How have diasporas and transnational communities been catalyzing change over the last 2 years, especially during COVID-19? How can we support them to accelerate their engagement? Find out at the global conference on 16 November 2020 at 15:00 (CET).

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Alejandro’s Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs

Migrant entrepreneurs like Alejandro are revitalizing local economies to get us back on track to reach the SDGs. IOM Ecuador, with the support of IOM's Migration and Sustainable Development Unit, have told Alejandro's Story: Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Global Progress Towards the SDGs to highlight how migrants are supporting their communities to progress towards the SDGs.

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