Policy Challenges Facing Cape Verde in the Areas of Migration and Diaspora Contributions to Development

PRIO Paper

Carling, Jørgen (2008) Policy Challenges Facing Cape Verde in the Areas of Migration and Diaspora Contributions to Development, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

This report constitutes the migration and diaspora component of the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) conducted in Cape Verde as part of the Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance to least-developed countries (IF). The Integrated Framework s a multi-agency, multi-donor program that assists the least-developed countries (LDCs) to expand their participation in the global economy whereby enhancing their economic growth and poverty reduction strategies. This report analyses possible causal links and intervention opportunities for strengthening the development impacts of migration in Cape Verde. In addition to examining specific themes, such as remittances, investment, and return migration, the report reviews cross-cutting issues relating to governance, networks and partnerships and human resources. A series of recommendations are formulated on the basis of the analysis.

Website of the Integrated Framework

Authors

Jørgen Carling

Jørgen Carling

Research Professor

Policy Challenges Facing Cape Verde in the Areas of Migration and Diaspora Contributions to Development
ISBN: 978-82-7288-270-8