Diaspora


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Diaspora

The persons of a community living outside their area or ancestral homeland, especially but not necessarily as a community. A diaspora can create and sustain trade and other economic ties between two areas. For example, a businessman from one ethnic group may communicate with a relative in the homeland in order to set up an import-export company.
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Sara Lerota from the SPARK said that such projects were extremely important because of the great potential of the BiH diaspora.
The three-year programme will support Government of Albania to implement a comprehensive approach towards diaspora engagement.
The various fresh allocations for the diaspora include Rs 19 crore for the conduct of the Global Kerala Festival and the second edition of the Loka Kerala Sabha, which has been the outcome of the recent first Loka Kerala Sabha (a meeting held last month here which saw numerous Keralaites settled abroad getting together here to chalk out plans and programmes to see that the diaspora participates in the development of the state)," said Issac.
In his address, the Executive Director Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit, Bimbo Folayan said the summit was targeted at 'attracting investment back to Nigeria, also to support the diaspora as they plan to come back to Nigeria and also provide an opportunity to create employment in Nigeria'.
Thousands of Armenians leave the country every year, often joinung the Armenian Diaspora in the U.
The goal of the newly formed NIDC is to bring together representatives of various organisations and create a united front that will work for the welfare and visibility of the Indian diaspora in the Netherlands.
The diaspora is not just a cash cow or a gold mine.
Indeed, I too have been living outside my homeland for more than thirty years, but never considered myself part of Polonia or the Polish diaspora.
Sardar Masood Khan continued that the diaspora community of Azad Jammu Kashmir and Pakistan can play a pivotal role in the economic development of their lands of origin and promote dialogue and harmony amongst civilisations.
The Lebanese diaspora is estimated to be in the range of 14 million people -- several times larger than the Lebanese population of the country.
84% of Israeli Jews agreed Judaism (not including Torah observance) meant being part of a larger group of people who share roots and history, and 80% felt Diaspora Jews were their brothers.
In the first chapter, Besleney discusses various theories in the literature on ethnicity and nationalism, the diaspora studies and various issues related globalization and transnationalism literature.