Diaspora communities worldwide are powerful forces for the development of their home countries. Remittances, investments and the transfer of knowledge can spur economic growth and ensure clear linkages between diaspora abroad and communities at home.
As mobile and internet technologies expand, what will be the future of diaspora engagement?
Imelda Nicolas, chairwoman for the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, weighs in on the topic in this video interview with Devex on the sidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Global Forum on Development in Paris.
Watch the clip above to know what her agency is doing to make best use of remittances.
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