Closing our action & Madagascar's diaspora data gap
Our collaboration with the Directorate of Diaspora and Migration Issues has reached its end, but the skills mapping and profiling journey is just starting for Madagascar...
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Dr Fanny Tittel-Mosser
Knowledge Management & Research Officer
Diaspora voice: Ayalew Kassahun
Lead diaspora professional on our collaboration with Wollo University, Ayalew Kassahun talks about his experience sharing academic expertise in agri-business over the years.
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Action launch: Enhancing institutional capacities for diaspora engagement in Peru
EUDiF team travelled to Lima to launch our cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru. Governments from countries of heritage are pivotal actors in the diaspora-development ecosystem!
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What we do

EUDiF seeks to consolidate knowledge and action to address the fragmentation of diaspora engagement for development. We assist diaspora organisations in Europe, countries of origin and the EU to engage and collaborate more effectively with each other on development issues.

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Who we are

EUDiF is a pilot project funded by the European Union’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) under the Development Cooperation Instrument, running from June 2019 until the end of 2023. The project is implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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Diaspora expertise
Diaspora members have long been acknowledged as agents for sustainable development with great potential in terms of social, human and financial capital. At EUDiF we believe in mainstreaming diaspora expertise for sustainable development when said diaspora expertise can bring added value.

The Diaspora Professionals 4 Development is a pilot mechanism that recruits and deploys Europe-based diaspora professionals in digital, education, entrepreneurship, environment or health to support short-term development projects in countries of heritage.
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Diaspora voices  
Introducing our new intern Laila Tasmia and her fascination for the gender lens
December 2, 2022
In November 2022, Laila Tasmia joined EUDiF as the latest recruit to the Diaspora Youth Internship. Laila, who hails from...
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News • Africa
Closing our action and Madagascar’s diaspora data gap
November 25, 2022
Between 7 and 11 November, we held the final activity of our collaboration with Madagascar’s Directorate of Diaspora and Migration...
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Diaspora voices • Africa
Ayalew Kassahun on sharing his academic expertise in agri-business with Wollo University, Ethiopia
November 21, 2022
In September, we successfully completed the first phase of our DP4D action in Ethiopia, having learnt a lot about adapting...
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