Remittances to Africa overtake FDI

An United Nations report finds that remittances from Africans working abroad during 2000-2003 averaged about US$17 billion annually, while FDI flows averaged about US$15 billion during the same period. Official development assistance is still the main external resource flow for Africa. The report highlights the need for reducing the cost

The Role of Outsourcing in Reversing the Brain Drain into Brain Gain

According to a report published by the Public Policy Institute of California, economic opportunities in China and India are drawing well-educated and U.S. based Chinese and Indian entrepreneurs back home, reversing the brain drain that the two countries have experienced. Brain Drain, or the migration of skilled and educated individuals

Migration and Development: How to make migration work for poverty reduction

This report produced by the UK Parliament illustrates how governments and organisations can make migration work for the poor. It looks at the opportunities for improving the quality of migration, and ways in which policy can shape and respond to migration to make it work better for development and poverty

dgCommunities Member Directory opened

The new Member Directory is up and running, and many of you have established your profiles! We are amazed at the diversity and caliber of the dgCommunities membership, and it is our privilege to serve your needs with online collaborative tools that make a difference. With over 30,000 registered dgCommunities