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At Shabaka, we provide professional consultancy services to the corporate, NGO, community and governmental sectors, including research and training on diaspora, migration, protection and humanitarian action. Alongside quantitative and qualitative data methodologies,
we pride ourselves on our connections within diaspora communities and influence with in advocacy platforms. This combination facilitates access to rich data on diasporas, migration and humanitarian issues, which we analyse and disseminate via research papers, policy briefings and podcasts.

Our team has wide-ranging expertise across diaspora groups, migration, human rights, humanitarian action, policy advocacy, and cultural studies emphasising national and cultural identity formation, refugee finance, refugee debt, diaspora finance, transnationalism and civic activism.

Shabaka is also able to draw on our team’s diversity and multi-lingual-ism, as staff and consultants are fluent in Arabic, Amharic, Kiswahili, French, Turkish, Russian, chiShona, Spanish, Portuguese and English.

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RESEARCH

Evidence base is critical. We document and analyse diaspora and migrant action in the development and humanitarian spaces.

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ADVOCACY

Ensure diaspora and migrant voices are heard in key forums. Also, support knowledge exchange between diasporas and countries or region of origin. One example of this is our Diaspora Remote Volunteers Project.

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CONSULTING

Providing professional consultancies to local, regional and international organisations, governments and the private sector in areas of migration, gender and rights issues.

OUR STAKEHOLDERS

Shabaka aims to amplify diaspora engagement and enhance diaspora impact, especially among second and subsequent generations. Through research and engagement with diasporas and local organisations, we have the knowledge and networks necessary and believe that working with international organisations, governments, and the private sector development and humanitarian interventions have more impact.
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OUR FOCUS AREAS

Humanitarian practices and policies

DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT

International development

ADVOCACY

MIGRATION/ REFUGEES

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