Forever Connecting People

Girls’ Education Matters: The Power of Diaspora

Just the Beginning…

CD4D Makes Lion Mountain Roar Louder

Brain Drain to Brain Gain to Brain Circulation

Trickling Knowledge

Knowledge Transfer from Highly-Skilled Somali Diaspora

Change Begins with Choice

Reviving Ancient Water Irrigation Systems

Tackling Youth Unemployment in Ethiopia

Migrants and diaspora communities are recognized for their invaluable role in society due to their rich cultural contributions, diverse voices, and their economic contributions to the countries they live in and come from, including philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and innovations. iDiaspora provides a platform to share your voice, to gain knowledge, and to engage with the global community committed to the importance of diaspora.


Becoming a member of iDiaspora will bring your closer with diaspora and expatriate communities globally for sharing your work with others, but also finding inspiration and new opportunities. You will have access to regularly updated news, relevant resources, learning and funding opportunities.


There are many ways to give back but its not always easy to find an outlet for our efforts. iDiaspora aims to link those that want to make a difference with concrete opportunities to forge a better future.


From research to training materials, groups around the world are creating resources for transnational communities. iDiaspora aims to bring together resources from variety of partners in one place in order to help individuals and organisations in diaspora get the information they need to effectively engage as developmental actors in countries of residence and...

Diaspora engagement has to potential to become a practice of choice for the public and private sector. We need to narrow the gaps in connectivity, knowledge and opportunity between these sectors to realize this potential. I sense iDiaspora is an important step-change in this journey and is a platform I look forward to seeing flourish.

~ Martin Russel, co-founder of the forthcoming DiasporaLab

New Features to Help You to Engage with Confidence

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As the year draws to a close, we want to share something special with you. Here at iDiaspora we are always striving to make our community a safe, comfortable, and inspiring space for our users. So we are very happy to introduce some new features that will help you to engage in the community with...

Board Member Coleman Lydon Shares the Importance of Diaspora Engagement to the Private Sector

A short video interview with an iDiaspora Advisory Board member and entrepreneur.

iDiaspora has Officially Launched!

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On 8 October 2018, the iDiaspora platform facilitated by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, was launched at the Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland.  Over 70 representatives from governments, the private sector and civil society participated in  the ...

We need your help!

iDiaspora is a developing platform and we need your help to continue to grow.
We are looking for ideas, thoughts, and opinions to help us innovate iDiaspora.

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