Science diaspora communities in the United States already play a critical role in fostering economic growth and solutions to global challenges, and U.S. diplomacy should support diaspora networks to help build a new architecture of cooperation.
Capacity Building and Development
The U.S. PEPFAR program succeeded in massively limiting HIV/AIDS in many developing countries by taking a different approach to foreign assistance: large but targeted effort, measurable goals, bilateral partnerships, and expert planning.
Regional Integration and Trade
By focusing on technology-driven exports and regional integration strategies, the Caribbean islands can build more dynamic and diversified economies and promote economic growth.