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?
Jeff is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, DC, he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the United States, and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.
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