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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Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 09:23
International engagement is reinforced by the overall increase in importance of the local level in development cooperation, as reflected for instance in the Report on Local Authorities and Development Cooperation published by the European Parliament in 2007. When the heads of government of Germany’s Länder (‘federal states’) met at their annual conference in Dresden in 2008, they adopted a resolution pointing out that responsibility for development cooperation should be shared between the federation, the Länder and the local authorities. This Resolution of the Conference of Minister-...
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:03
  The Potential for Diaspora Led Community Development Home Town Associations (HTA’s) – The Zimbabwean Context This document introduces the concept of Hometown Associations (HTAs) and through a series of questions, articulates, the nature of HTA‘s cites case studies of where they have been used, their successes and failures. Although Diaspora philanthropic organizing is not a new phenomenon, their projects and interests in local community development have spread out through the visible activism of Hometown Associations.
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 10:38
‘Diaspora’ is the word on everyone’s lips, and on high-level agendas. What do those in the international development sector mean by ‘diaspora’, why has this idea garnered so much interest, and what are diaspora groups, governments and INGOs actually doing? Once we begin to look more closely, critical questions begin to arise. Do diaspora groups have unique roles to play in international development? Or are the ways in which diaspora is being talked about just the latest empty fad from powerful northern governments and INGOs? Do diaspora groups involved in international development need ‘...
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 12:04
Un forum per fare un bilancio raccontandone risultati e sviluppi a Tornio.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 10:26
Diasporas are in a unique position to have a positive effect on the economy of their countries of origin – the key is for those countries to seize the opportunities. This report, the fifth in a series examining the role of diasporas in development policy, documents how diaspora entrepreneurs often are motivated to contribute to job creation and economic growth in their native lands. But, as the report outlines, many developing countries have met only limited success in attracting diaspora investors and entrepreneurs. The study offers some key findings and policy options.
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 16:06
Article dans le journal de la région Languedoc Roussillon
Monday, January 17, 2011 - 09:58
Mohamed Ahmed Noor, a Somali diaspora member who resided in the UK for almost 2 decades, became the mayor of Mogadishu last year.