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Nature and characteristics of seasonal labour migration: a case study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra Pradesh
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
In India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact,...
The financial crisis in the Gulf and its impact on South Asian migrant workers
S.I. Rajan; D. Narayana / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The financial crisis originated in the United States of America and impacted the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries after a time lag. The falling oil prices, contracting trade and declining private investment flows have adversel...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Overseas recruitment in India: structures, practices and remedies
S.I. Rajan; V.J. Varghese; M.S. Jayakumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The increasing number of emigrants from India for employment over years has resulted in intense transnational transfer of funds in favour of the country.1 The inward flow of remittances to India had been increasing steadily from the 1...
From Kerala via Kerala via the Gulf: emigration experiences of return emigrants
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
This paper about return emigrants in Kerala is based on information on return emigrants collected by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) through several of its recent large-scale household surveys. The term ‘...
Short duration migration in India: an appraisal from census 2001
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2011
Short duration migration has played a crucial role in enabling rural people to cope with the consequences of agrarian distress and devastated rural economic conditions. Seasonal migration, in particular, has always been a phenomenon g...
Remittances and labour supply in post-conflict Tajikistan
P. Justino; O.N. Shemyakina / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
The 1992–1998 Tajik armed conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. About 18 per cent of the country’s population was displaced in the first few years of the war. The majority of displaced and refugees returned to their hom...
Protected rather than protracted: strengthening displaced persons in peace processes
Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2015
Many of the persons affected by forced displacement today find themselves in so-called protracted refugee situations (PRS), where refugees have been displaced for over five years and their situation is characterised by particular chal...
The impact of rural-urban migration on the health of the left-behind parents
X. Ao; D. Jiang; Z. Zhao / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2015
Traditionally, rural China has relied on the family for old age support, partly due to the lack of a social safety network and partly due to cultural tradition. Since the reform and opening up in 1978, China has begun a period ...
Human rights, climate change and cross-border displacement: the role of the international human rights community in contributing to effective and just solutions
J. McAdam; M. Limon 2015
This policy report seeks to clarify what UN bodies can and should do to begin to safeguard human rights against the effects of climate change, including in the context of human displacement. The report  makes a number of r...
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Nature and characteristics of seasonal labour migration: a case study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra Pradesh
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
In India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact,...
The financial crisis in the Gulf and its impact on South Asian migrant workers
S.I. Rajan; D. Narayana / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The financial crisis originated in the United States of America and impacted the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries after a time lag. The falling oil prices, contracting trade and declining private investment flows have adversel...
Impact of the global recession on migration and remittances in Kerala : new evidences from the Return Migration Study (RMS) 2009
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
This study has brought to light some of the broad dimensions of the problems created by the global recession on Kerala emigrants – the number of emigrants who became unemployed, the number who lost jobs abroad, the number w...
Overseas recruitment in India: structures, practices and remedies
S.I. Rajan; V.J. Varghese; M.S. Jayakumar / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010
The increasing number of emigrants from India for employment over years has resulted in intense transnational transfer of funds in favour of the country.1 The inward flow of remittances to India had been increasing steadily from the 1...
From Kerala via Kerala via the Gulf: emigration experiences of return emigrants
K.C. Zachariah; S.I. Rajan / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2011
This paper about return emigrants in Kerala is based on information on return emigrants collected by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) through several of its recent large-scale household surveys. The term ‘...
Short duration migration in India: an appraisal from census 2001
V. Korra / Centre for Development Studies, Swansea, 2011
Short duration migration has played a crucial role in enabling rural people to cope with the consequences of agrarian distress and devastated rural economic conditions. Seasonal migration, in particular, has always been a phenomenon g...
Remittances and labour supply in post-conflict Tajikistan
P. Justino; O.N. Shemyakina / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2012
The 1992–1998 Tajik armed conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. About 18 per cent of the country’s population was displaced in the first few years of the war. The majority of displaced and refugees returned to their hom...
Protected rather than protracted: strengthening displaced persons in peace processes
Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2015
Many of the persons affected by forced displacement today find themselves in so-called protracted refugee situations (PRS), where refugees have been displaced for over five years and their situation is characterised by particular chal...
The impact of rural-urban migration on the health of the left-behind parents
X. Ao; D. Jiang; Z. Zhao / Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2015
Traditionally, rural China has relied on the family for old age support, partly due to the lack of a social safety network and partly due to cultural tradition. Since the reform and opening up in 1978, China has begun a period ...
Human rights, climate change and cross-border displacement: the role of the international human rights community in contributing to effective and just solutions
J. McAdam; M. Limon 2015
This policy report seeks to clarify what UN bodies can and should do to begin to safeguard human rights against the effects of climate change, including in the context of human displacement. The report  makes a number of r...
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United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking
The United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) was established in 2000 with a central focus on trafficking in persons and a mandate to facilitate a stronger and more coordinated response to trafficking in persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).
Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM)
The CEDEM is an interfaculty centre which aims to carry out theoretical and empirical research in the fields of human migrations, ethnic relations and racism. Among others, the Centre is interested in the relations between migration processes and uneven development. These researches are led in a pluri-disciplinary perspective: political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, la...
Institute for Human Security
Based at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, the Institute for Human Security is a new university-wide institute, which endeavours to further interdisciplinary research on all aspects related to human security as defined by the United Nations and encourages an ongoing dialogue between academia, development agencies and policy makers.
Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] (RAU)
The Research and Advocacy Unit [RAU] is an independent, non-governmental organisation. Its Mission is to provide high-quality research for the purposes of relevant and current policy change. RAU is run by a Management Committee composed of experienced researchers and advocacy experts.RAU’s work to date has focused on three major areas that are important in the current crisis in Zimbabwe: Wom...
African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS)
The ACMS is an independent, interdisciplinary and internationally engaged Africa-based centre of excellence for research and teaching that shapes global discourse on human mobility, development and social transformation.
INFOCON
INFOCON aims to promote a better understanding of how Civil Society Organisations representing Transnational Communities can work on preventing and resolving conflicts in Europe and worldwide. Financed by the EU under the Seventh Framework Programme, this three-year research project was launched in April 2008.
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Migration advocacy organisation
The Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG)
Te Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) is a multidisciplinary research centre on ageing at NUI Galway. ICSG focuses on research, education and training in the field of social gerontology in Ireland and internationally. There is a specific research focus on rural gerontology, the economics of ageing and on technology and ageing.
Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa brings together 48 organisations that are active in 44 European countries. It is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Caritas Europa focuses its activities on issues related to poverty and social inequality, migration and asylum within all countries of Europe, humanitari...
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) (CoRMSA)

Strengthening partnerships between refugee and migrant service providers

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