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21 Sep 2015

Diaspora - Partner in the Development of Tajikistan (Russian)

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This study, funded by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Development Fund under the project “Ey Vatan Mesozamat!” (Engaging Tajik Diaspora in Tajikistan Development), assesses potential contributions of the Tajik diaspora in the Russian Federation for the development of the home country. The research was conducted in summer 2014 and identifies attitudes of diaspora members, their life plans and migration strategies. This study of 725 diaspora representatives focuses on the following objectives: (a) mapping the Tajik diaspora in the Russian Federation; (b) identifying the diaspora members’ attitudes, life plans and migration strategies; (c) identifying the possible directions and channels of assistance; and (d) developing fundamental policy objectives in diaspora engagement for the development of Tajikistan.

  • Foreword
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    1. The Research Methodology
    2. Profiles of the Diaspora
    3. Composition of the Diaspora
    4. Long-term Strategies
    5. Diaspora Representatives on the Labour Market
    6. Families and Households
    7. Diaspora Organizations and Networks
    8. Households’ Economy
    9. Diaspora’s Potential in the Development of Tajikistan
  • Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Bibliography
  • Annex: List of Interviewees