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Connecting to Diaspora Communities Through Web Portals: Opportunities and Limitations

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The formal donor community is increasingly recognizing the diaspora community as a credible and meaningful contributor to development. Given the significant contribution of diaspora communities, a key issue facing the donor community has become how to engage and partner effectively with diasporas? In this area of technological hyper-development, web portals have become omnipresent in any development venture and diaspora-driven development is not different. This seminar will present two such portals--Homestrings, a private investment platform, and Africa Rural Connect, an online global philanthropic network--and examine their effectiveness in engaging diasporas in development.
When Oct 23, 2012
from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Where The QED Group 1250 Eye Street, NW, 11th Floor Washington, DC 20005
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