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Displaced priorities? The Three Gorges resettlement programme
Shawn Steil; Duan Yuefang / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
The Three Gorges Project on China’s Yangtze River is as controversial as it is massive. The largest development-induced displacement project in the world, it will see the resettlement of 1.2 million people by 2009. What recent p...
Rights for the world's evicted. Are development projects harming people they're meant to help?
Theodore E. Downing / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
In the current decade, 10 million people a year have been displaced (forced to move) by development projects intended to improve their lives. The evidence is clear that such displacement, caused by large-scale dam, infrastructure and ...
Palestinian livelihoods in Egypt
Oroub Al Abed / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Palestinians, numbering over eight million around the world, are known among other diaspora communities for their ability to sustain their livelihoods. Palestinians in Egypt are currently employed in a wide range of professions, among...
Dynamics of North East to South East migration (and vice versa) in Brazil
N.M. Fiess; D. Verner / World Bank 2003
This paper bases its arguments around the dynamics of Migration in Brazil, which historically, has been a mechanism for adjustment to disequilibria. The authors profiles migrants from the North East and South East of Brazil, and draws...
How pervasive is the brain drain from labour-exporting countries?
R.H. Adams / World Bank 2003
This paper constructs a new data set of 24 large, labour-exporting countries using estimates of migration and educational attainment based on United States and OECD records. The paper uses this new data set to provide some pers...
Rural -urban linkages and poverty in Africa
C. Tacoli / International Institute for Environment and Development 2002
This paper argues that trends in flows of people, goods, money and information, and patterns of occupational diversification reflect a dynamic process of economic, social and cultural transformation in Sub Saharan Africa which needs t...
Population mobility and HIV/AIDS in Indonesia
G. Hugo / UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development 2001
The aim of this study is to use existing information to provide a comprehensive picture of the levels, patterns, composition and trends of the various types of contemporary population mobility occurring within Indonesia, as well as fr...
Sustainble livelihoods: the importance of flexible credit for new small enterprises
R. Chambers; G. Conway / Institute of Development Studies UK 1991
Working on the premise that in the 21st century there may be two or three times the human population than at the time of writing, this paper explores the concept of sustainable livelihoods. The analysis points to priorities for policy...
How to enhance the positive aspects of skilled migration
B. Lowell Lindsay; Allan M. Findlay / International Labour Organization 2001
This report of a research project, commissioned by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Department for International Development (DFID) UK, is concerned with the impact of highly skilled emigration on developing countries a...
Collection of papers examining livelihoods in rural Bangladesh
K A. Toufique; C Turton / Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies 2002
This book provides some ideas for development practitioners on how to approach the challenge of the eradication of poverty in Bangladesh. Its origins lie in a study of rural livelihoods commissioned in 2000-2001 by DFID UK This...
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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 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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