Dilip Ratha

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Name: Dilip Ratha
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bonds of the diaspora

TOne under-exploited resource is diaspora financing — that is, the remittances and savings earned by nationals working abroad and sent home to family and friends. The challenge is to channel this income effectively.There are more than 230 million international ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Capacity Building for Border Control: The Tension between Security and Development

@WBpeoplemoveOver the past decades, following the creation of the Schengen area, the European Union has redefined its border control policies towards third countries with the stated objective of improving security through more efficient external border ... [Published World Bank - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Towards Productive Remittance

The goals of the post-2015 development agenda cannot be achieved without strong programs and adequate funding. Official development assistance (ODA) amounts to roughly 130 billion dollars a year. Though foreign direct investment and portfolio inflows ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pink Migration - rising tide of LGBT migrants?

@WBpeoplemove“Is it true there are lots of us [in the US] and I don’t have to hide?” - Fred, Uganda (living in Kenya Kakuma Refugee Camp)After its summer recess, the Kyrgyz parliament is set to examine a repressive law against sexual minorities, often ... [Published World Bank - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Gay, Refugees, Kenya
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Three questions for better immigration debates around the world

@WBpeoplemovePoliticians tend to get all the blame for immigration policies not working. But politicians are often doomed to fail on migration questions because there are deep-rooted problems with the way we all debate immigration and with what we expect ... [Published World Bank - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Internal Migration – Improving Welfare of the Rural Poor

@WBpeoplemoveSalauddin, a farmer, migrated to Dhaka (the capital) from a rural area of Bangladesh because of severe draught. He is now one of half million rickshaw-pullers. He spends only tk 100 a day and saves the rest; when having saved tk3000 (usually ... [Published World Bank - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Should the World Bank Become A Remittance Center?

@WBpeoplemoveLast week the New York Times featured an editorial suggesting that the World Bank should become a remittance center. Remittances are the "largest and arguably most effective antipoverty effort in the world.....financed by the poor themselves...,” ... [Published World Bank - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World: Remittance rip-offs

Source: IRINCountry: Somalia, World LONDON, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]

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Bonds of the diaspora [Published Jordan Times - Aug 14 2014]
Capacity Building for Border Control: The Tensi... [Published World Bank - Aug 07 2014]
Ethiopia: Towards Productive Remittance [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 06 2014]
Pink Migration - rising tide of LGBT migrants? [Published World Bank - Jul 28 2014]
Three questions for better immigration debates ... [Published World Bank - Jul 24 2014]
Internal Migration – Improving Welfare of the R... [Published World Bank - Jul 22 2014]
Should the World Bank Become A Remittance Center? [Published World Bank - Jul 21 2014]
World: Remittance rip-offs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Beyond Remittances, Diaspora and Deve... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]
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