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Africa's finances : the contribution of remittances

Author: R Bardouille; Muna Ndulo; Margaret Grieco
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008.
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Globally, the volume of remittances to developing countries exceeds the development aid budgets. This volume explores the contribution of remittances to Africa's finances and provides concrete  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Africa's finances.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)891055056
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Bardouille; Muna Ndulo; Margaret Grieco
ISBN: 1847186491 9781847186492
OCLC Number: 238899549
Description: x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: International migration and remittances in Africa : towards a greater engagement of the migrant diaspora in financing Africa's development / Raj Bardouille --
Mobilizing the diaspora : creating an enabling environment for trade, investment, knowledge transfer and enterprise development / Sonia Plaza --
Understanding migrants' remittances : evidence from the US-Nigeria migration survey / Una Okonkwo Osili --
Remittances and financial sector development in conflict-affected countries : lessons from Somalia and Afghanistan / Samuel Munzele Maimbo --
Agents of development and change : the Somali diaspora at work / Nauja Kleist --
The use of migration remittances for development in Tanzania : theory, practice and policy implications / Haji Hatubu Semboja --
Financing African infrastructure through remittances / Robert M. Okello and Adeline Djeutie --
New approach to remittances for development : a model for mainstreaming remittances in poor countries / Alex Julca --
An experiment in creative financing to promote South African reconciliation and development / Daniel D. Bradlow --
The role and impact of the Somali diaspora in peace-building, governance and development / Ken Menkhaus --
Social remittances of the African diasporas in Europe : case study of the Netherlands / Abdullah (Awil) Mohamoud --
Exploring the role of diasporas in rebuilding governance in post-conflict societies / Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff --
Healthcare financing in Africa : challenges and options / Chinua Akukwe --
Migration and development in Africa : a critical analysis / Oliver Bakewell --
The development potential of different capital transfers by Ghanaian and Ivorian return migrants / Savina Ammassari --
Epilogue: Capturing the contribution of the diaspora / Margaret Grieco and Muna Ndulo.
Responsibility: edited by Raj Bardouille, Muna Ndulo, and Margaret Grieco.
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