Options for harnessing emigrants’ remittances and savings for the development of the Republic of Moldova

This study was carried out within the framework of the UNDP/IOM Joint Pilot Programme “Mainstreaming of Migration into Development in Moldova (MOMID)”, for supporting the efforts of the Moldovan Government to have a more consistent mainstreaming of emigration in the national development policies. The main scope of the study is: 1) to update the data on emigration and emigrants’ incomes, 2) to explore the feasible options for maximizing the impact of emigrants’ incomes on country’s development, and 3) to provide recommendations for concrete tools which might be enforced.