As well as fuelling economic development, remittances have played an important part in reconciliation across the region. By funding conferences and mediation efforts, the diaspora has made a significant contribution to the peace process and has stayed close to the political life of the territories.Discussing the potential value of her new research into remittance flows, Dr Hammond said: "This research will help significantly in improving our understanding of what is one of the main drivers of the Somali economy.
Dahabshiil CEO And Dr Laura Hammond Discuss Preliminary Findings Of Remittance Research
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