What the diaspora is capable of

According to the World Bank, the African diaspora gave out nearly 32.5 billion euros of funds to Africa in 2016. That is ten times the amount of international development assistance.

What is the diaspora capable of today?

According to the World Bank, the African diaspora gave out nearly 32.5 billion euros of funds to Africa in 2016. That is ten times the amount of international development assistance. The diaspora thus represents an important investor for Africa. These is no doubt that migratory flow is the main driver of Africa’s growth.

The continent’s demographic outlook promises more opportunities; all the more so as the Africa population will increase to 2 billion inhabitants in 2050. These funds from the diaspora will continue to participate both to the growth of societies and to the social situation of the Africa population.