A country can use its diaspora, or the group of people who have emigrated from the country and settled in other parts of the world, to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) by leveraging their connections, resources, and knowledge. Diaspora mapping tools like NamSor Origin can help to better target diasporas for investment promotion and growing remittances by providing detailed information on the demographics and characteristics of a country’s diaspora population.
The IOM Diaspora Mapping Toolkit analyses pros & cons for the use of big data and onomastics for Diaspora Mapping. It is based on field experience learned from several project conducted by The International Organization for Migration (IOM) using NamSor technology. One particular case study cited in the report is Skills Mapping Through Big Data: A case study of Armenian diaspora in the United States of America and France
At NamSor, since 2012, we’ve helped countries reconnect with their diaspora, using our advanced AI to recognize personal names with high accuracy, and to produce new disaggregated information. It took us a while to understand the concept of “diaspora”, how they affect foreign direct investment, remittances, brain-gain vs. brain-drain, the travel industry, real estate … We’ve asked ChatGPT “what is a diaspora”.
Happy to see a NamSor use case included in the IOM’s report ‘Migration in the 2030 agenda‘. Diaspora engagement to
This week, NamSor API reached a symbolic landmark. We’ve processed over 1bn names, since the API was launched. It’s a
NamSor is unique in its capability to map Diasporas, expatriate networks. We help provide an answer to the perennial question
Today 23rd of June is #GlobalDiasporaDay. Happy #GlobalDiasporaDay! Check out some international articles & media that are celebrating & discussing
Last week, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada took place CSPC2015 – a symposium to discuss the topic of diaspora scientists and
Last week, about 1700 people attended Paris Europlace International Financial Forum. We’ve used NamSor API to figure out the attendants’
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