Diaspora investment in Malian small-to-medium enterprises

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Diaspora investment in Malian small-to-medium enterprises

Proposed investment models adapted for the Malian diaspora

The diaspora is acknowledged as one of the pillars of development in Mali.

Recent research conducted by IFAD has shown that the majority of associations and households wish to invest in businesses within the agricultural sector (which represent 40 per cent of the country’s GDP), and, specifically, in businesses belonging to members of the diaspora and their relatives.

Through its initiatives, IFAD has identified several investment options adapted to various segments of the diaspora in relation to their capacity and profile but also with regards to the impact generated.