Diaspora Engagement in Economic Development (DEED): Facilitating Diaspora Investments in Kosovo

A report by Ardiana Gashi, Arjan Shabani and Artane Rizvanolli

The DEED project aims to increase opportunities for Kosovars living abroad to participate in the economic development of Kosovo by facilitating job and enterprise creation through investment and channelling of remittances away from pure consumption, in particular by: i) increasing literacy for financial services of remittance-receiving households and increase access to finance in a gender-sensitive manner; ii) identifying and introducing models and mechanisms that facilitate migrants’ investments and savings in Kosovo; iii) offering technical support for Kosovo authorities in order to draft, finalize and implement the Nations Strategy for Diaspora 2013-2018; iv) support improving of business environment in Kosovo to facilitate development impact of migration and remittances; v) supporting the Kosovo authorities to produce and managed information related to migration and remittances.

The full report about strategies for facilitation of diaspora investments in Kosovo is available here