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Environmental disasters destroy livelihoods in Bangladesh, causing mass migration to India
S. Alam / Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, India 2003
Environmental crisis in the rural areas of developing countries is increasingly becoming an important cause of cross-border migration of population and South Asia is no exception to this phenomenon. Such movement of population in the ...
Ensuring teacher recruitment is not detrimental to national education systems
Commonwealth Secretariat 2004
This document provides the full text of the Commonwealth teacher recruitment Protocol, adopted by Ministers of Education on September 1st, 2004. The Protocol aims to balance the rights of teachers to migrate internationally, on a temp...
Impacts of teacher migration
A. Sives; W.J. Morgan; S. Appleton / Centre for Comparative Education Research, University of Nottingham 2004
This paper highlights the importance of the role of teachers in developing countries not only as educational leaders, but also in recognising their contribution to wider community and national development. The paper argues that the mi...
Views on aid, institutions and globalisations from World Bank conference
Adapting to Change [The World Bank Group] 2004
This report presents numerous papers from the Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, held in June 2002, in Oslo, Norway. The report contains papers on aid, institutions and globalization, providing a general ove...
Can the Indian diaspora in the United State play the role of facilitator between New Delhi and Washington?
A. Gupta / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2004
As the Indian diaspora has begun to assert its financial and political power in the United States since the 1990’s, the Indian government has been developing a process of granting dual-citizenship to certain persons of Indian ori...
Understanding old age and poverty in South Africa
Julian May / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2004
South Africa has one of Africa’s most rapidly ageing populations. Of those aged 50 or over, 25% are chronically poor. Compelled to continue productive and reproductive activities well into old age, the older poor fulfil an import...
Managing migration optimally for the benefit of all
P. Martin / Copenhagen Consensus 2004
Many countries receiving migrants are attempting to manage immigration by discouraging potential migrants through tighter controls and restrictions of benefits. This paper argues that this is not an optimal solution. Rather, the overa...
Migration too complex for pure environment argument
F. Flintan / Engendering Eden, Cork 2001
This paper assesses the relevancy of the concept of 'environmental refugees'. It begins by defining the term and discussing the four main causes of environmental migration: human-induced environmental change en...
Non-contributory pensions – costly luxury or weapon against poverty?
Armando Barrientos / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2004
Although the incidence of old age poverty in developing countries is high and set to increase further there is considerable resistance to establishing non-contributory pension programmes. It is often argued that they are unaffordable,...
Finding correlations between international migration, remittances and poverty reduction
R.H. Adams; J. Page / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2003
This paper examines the impact of international migration and remittances on poverty in a broad cross-section of developing countries. It constructs a new data set on poverty, international migration, and remittances for 74 low- and m...
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Protecting the rights of migrant labourers in Asia
P. Wickramasekera / International Labour Organization 2001
In this paper the author examines the trends and issues in Asian labour migration and challenges faced by countries and the trade union movement in the protection of migrant workers. The author first discusses problems with cur...
Migration and the 'brain drain': an analysis of the policy issues
D. Ellerman / World Bank 2003
This paper reports on a survey and analysis of migration issues and the related development policies for the sending countries. North-north migration (between industrial countries), south-south migration (between or within deve...
Investing the causes behind skilled migration in Zimbabwe
D. S. Tevera; J. Crush / Southern African Migration Project 2003
The brain drain has been labelled as one of the greatest development challenges facing African countries, and in Zimbabwe all the signs point to the existence of a growing exodus of skilled workers from the country. So what are the tr...
How the 'brain drain' support the formation of human capital
O. Stark / Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn 2003
This paper addresses the concerns voiced by the World Development Report about the exodus of trained workers from poorer countries. It turns this concern on its head and argues that the prospect of migration can well be harnessed to i...
Is money being sent back home equating to overseas development assistance (ODA) for Sri Lanka?
D. Sriskandarajah / Danish Institute for International Studies 2002
Sri Lanka has been the source of large numbers of migrants and the recipient of much development assistance, but what is the nature and extent of the links between development assistance and migration flows in the country? This paper ...
Migration and migrants: trends, profiles and attitudes in Zimbabwe
D. Tevera; L. Zinyama / Southern African Migration Project 2002
What are the characteristics of migration into and out of Zimbabwe, and are they changing? This paper contains an overview of the major migration trends in Zimbabwe since independence, and presents the results of two national surveys ...
Emigration and immigration: the South African figures
J-B. Meyer; M. Brown; D. Kaplan / Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa 2000
What are the true dimensions of migration and the brain drain in South Africa? The accuracy of the official statistics on the extent of emigration from South Africa, particularly skilled people, has been increasingly questioned by jou...
Circulation or convection? Following the flow of health workers along the hierarchy of wealth
A. Padarath; C. Chamberlain; D. McCoy; A. Ntuli; M. Rowson; R. Loewenson / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa 2003
Considering the effects of maldistribution and the brain drain are having on the foundation of skilled human resources, how can healthcare systems function adequately and effectively in Southern Africa ? This discussion paper, comissi...
Strategies for survival: the dynamics of livelihood diversity in Mali and Ethiopia
Camilla Toulmin; Rebecca Leonard; Karen Brock; Ngolo Coulibaly; Grace Carswell; Data Dea / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
For rural families everywhere, reliance on income from farming has never been enough. A diverse range of jobs, markets and skills is often the only way to make ends meet. For the poorest, the right to collect wild fruit to trade in lo...
Don't fence them in. Quest for sustainable livelihoods keeps millions on the move
Arjan de Haan / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Why do so many people in developing countries leave their homes and travel long distances to make a living? This puzzle prompted studies recently reported on by researchers at the Poverty Research Unit at the University of Sussex, in ...
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The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
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.
December 18
December 18 is a non-profit organisation working for the promotion and protection of the rights of migrants worldwide from 1999. The name of the organization refers to the day when the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the “International Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families”. Today, the 18th of December is also known as Internationa...
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...
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