The Guyanese Diaspora

Linnea Sandin of the think tank The Center for Strategic and International Studies has published an interesting article on The Guyanese Diaspora:

“As a consequence of steady emigration, especially beginning in the 1970s, approximately only half of Guyanese now live within the borders of Guyana, with the remainder scattered in diaspora communities across the globe. CSIS has undertaken an in-depth study of the Guyanese diaspora, with a close focus on the overall character, size, and skills of the diaspora and the degree of engagement between the diaspora and the public and private sectors in Guyana. Coming out of these interviews and research work, the CSIS Americas Program has developed specific recommendations to promote and encourage a deeper and more mutually advantageous relationship between Guyana and the diaspora…”

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