Change Begins with Choice

Reviving Ancient Water Irrigation Systems

Tackling Youth Unemployment in Ethiopia

Combatting Invasive Weeds

Working Towards a Better Sierra Leone

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.


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...


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.

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

Development of the Toolkit on Diaspora Mapping

The consultancy seeks to strengthen capacities of the national governments, research institutions and IOM field missions in conducting high quality, cost-efficient, effective, and comparable diaspora mapping studies as well as using mapping methodologies that are attuned to the specific objectives/...

Global Photo Exhibition on Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees

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IOM in partnership with UNCTAD and UNHCR will host a photo exhibition at the Global Entrepreneurship Week that visualizes the contributions of migrant and refugee entrepreneurs to their host and origin countries.   The Rationale The 21st century has experienced sizeable and...

L’étude sur le recrutement des travailleurs marocains à l’étranger et sur le recrutement des travailleurs étrangers au Maroc

L'objectif de la mission est l'élaboration d’une étude en deux volets dans le cadre du projet régional « Protéger les travailleurs en mouvement dans la région MENA » dont l’objectif est de contribuer à la protection des travailleurs migrants en mouvement à travers la promotion de pratiques de...

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