M4D Library


The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:19
The contribution of diasporas in Austria towards the economic development of their countries of origin is underresearched. While strong transnational links are demonstrated not least by the sheer volume of remittances sent from Austria towards other countries, there has been little assessment of the economic involvement of the diasporas beyond the transfer of remittances. This study contributes to the growing body of knowledge on the role of diasporas in development by conducting the first study on this topic in Austria and thus raising awareness of their contributions or potential...
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 09:53
The growing interest in diaspora engagement among ICMPD’s partner countries over the last ten years bears witness to an emerging global trend. That trend is for countries to increasingly recognise and seek to enhance the role of migrants and diaspora in development. ICMPD’s mission is to strive for comprehensive and sustainable migration governance in partnership with those who have a stake in this multifaceted process. Migrants and diasporas are key stakeholders and we therefore support efforts to engage them. ICMPD’s work on diaspora engagement initially concentrated on Europe and the...