Saturday, 27 June 2015

Searching for a diaspora is big business

The Economist magazine has an interesting article concerning attempts to mine a country's diaspora for resources, both economically and in talent. The article kicks off with a look at the Ireland Reaching Out (Ireland XO) genealogical initiative, and how it is attempting to trace the Irish diaspora to welcome them back to Ireland and re-establish connections, but it goes beyond Ireland to look at case studies from across the world.

An interesting article that is well worth a read at


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