The African Diaspora

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 12, 2013
[h3]New Methods of Strategic Engagement[/h3] DIASPORA NEWS BY DR MARTIN RUSSELL  – After decades of dramatic underperformance, Africa is booming and is increasingly looking to it’s Diaspora to engage and re-engage them with the continent. Soaring commodity prices and surging Foreign Direct Investment allied to a major increase of their percentage of world trade and […]
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Ireland’s Initiatives

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 11, 2013
DIASPORA INITIATIVE – In recent years, a whole series of Diaspora related initiatives have been launched in Ireland. Some of the more prominent of these public and private projects are: The Irish Abroad Unit of the Department of Foreign Affairs Established in 2004, the Irish Abroad Unit historically focused on the disadvantaged Irish overseas particularly […]
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Diaspora Tourism

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 10, 2013
DIASPORA NEWS BY DR KATHLEEN NEWLAND – Diaspora tourism cannot easily be disaggregated from other forms of tourism, but it is worth thinking about its distinctive features and its potential value. Tourism in general is a hugely important source of export earnings (it is treated as a service export, even though it is consumed in […]
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Hillary Clinton Diaspora Address

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On April 10, 2013
Secretary of State Clinton Delivers Remarks at the Global Diaspora Forum