Remittances Links

DRIL – the DFID Remittances Information Library

The DFID Remittance Information Library contains hundreds of reference items and articles on the subject of remittances.

IFAD – Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR)

IFAD’s US$28 million multi-donor Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), increases economic opportunities for the rural poor through the support and development of innovative, cost-effective, and easily accessible international and/or domestic remittance services

Remittance Prices Worldwide

This website provides data on the cost of sending and receiving small amounts of money from one country to another. Remittance Prices Worldwide covers 226 "country corridors". The corridors include 32 major remittance sending countries and 89 receiving countries.

Remittances Gateway: Africa

This website contains news, documents, links to expert blogs and other resources on remittances around the globe.

Send Money Africa

Send Money Africa provides data on the cost of sending relatively small amounts of money from selected countries worldwide to a number of African countries, as well as within the African continent. The objective of the database is to increase transparency in the market and provide migrants with complete and reliable information on all the components of the transaction.

World Bank - Africa Migration Project: Migration, Remittances & Development in Africa

Undertaken jointly by the African Development Bank and the World Bank, this project aims - through research, surveys, analysis and consultation – to generate the first comprehensive body of information on migration and remittances in Africa.

World Bank - Migration & Remittances Factbook 2008

This factbook provides a snapshot of migration and remittances for all countries, regions and income groups of the world, compiled from available data from various sources.

World Bank - Payments Systems & Remittances

The World Bank's web page on Payment and Remittances. It assists central banks worldwide develop and reform their National Payment Systems (NPS), including international remittances markets.