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The transfer of funds from migrants - Proposals for helping the development of African countries

France’s minister for cooperation, Henri de Raincourt, its secretary of state for foreign trade, Pierre Lellouche, represented by Delphine d’Amarzit, multilateral affairs and development manager at the general directorate for Treasury, and the vice president for sector operations from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Kamal Elkheshen, met in Paris on 21 February 2012, where more than 200 people gathered for a conference on money transfers to Africa from migrants. One-third of the delegates came from North Africa and the African franc zone. Participants included representatives from ministries, central banks, money transfer companies, microfinance institutions, non-governmental organisations and elected representatives.

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Crédits: AK-Project