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Time: November 23, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Location: Shell Foundation, Shell Centre, London SE1 (Please use Tower Entrance, Belvedere Road and bring photo ID)
Event Type: 2011 event series, #featafrica
Organized By: Business Action for Africa, DFID, IDS, Shell Foundation
Latest Activity: Apr 28
Chair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow, ODI
Registration opens at 17.00. The event will be followed by a reception.
The African diaspora are a potent force for driving investment, enterprise development and jobs in Africa. A recent World Bank report estimates that there are at least 30 million people in the diaspora, with migrant remittances exceeding US$40bn in 2010. Beyond remittances, the diaspora can be a powerful driver of trade, investment, enterprise development, job creation, innovation and skills
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Event Sponsor: Shell Foundation
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