Many people participated in the kick-off of the Entrepreneurship by Diaspora for Development (ED4D) project at Humanity House in The Hague on 2 February. Mr. Edward Benjamin Ashong Lartey, Director Investment Services Division of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre came over especially from Ghana. The event was also attended by the Ambassador of Ghana, Her […]
About 80 potential candidates attended ED4D’s kick-off event for Ethiopia at the Humanity House in The Hague on 26 January 2019. The audience consisted of Ethiopian diaspora based in the Netherlands but also generally interested Dutch entrepreneurs. Ms. Kamale, the Director General of the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency, presented the overall environment for diaspora engagement in […]
Alain Nkurikiye was born in Burundi and graduated with his Economics degree in the Netherlands. At the highly-anticipated Big Improvement Day (BID) 2019, he achieved the first step of his dream to launch a diaspora investment platform called Wajenzi. Through a competition organized by the Municipality of The Hague, he was able to garner the […]
This month we share updates regarding our participants, CD4D in Iraq and the ED4D project.
Priority Sectors Education Health Care Investment Transportation Rule of Law Infrastructure Public Affairs Next to the strengthening of public institutions and unique in CD4D, there is also a focus on private sector development. Until the end of the project in June 2019, IOM can support up to four diaspora entrepreneurs, who have been selected to […]