Original Language
English
Number of Pages
28
Reference Number
ENG0331
Date of upload

20 oct 2015

Remittances in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

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Remittances may be the most tangible part of the migration – development nexus. They however do not just concern financial transfers, but also social remittances - a range of contributions by migrants and diaspora members. This background note aims to shed light on the definition, challenges of remittance data collection, outline the key remittance trends in ACP countries, highlight important issues and provide recommendations for policymakers from ACP countries.