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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 ...
Realities of leaving. Why people are moving out of Zambia's troubled South
J. Copestake / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
The nature and causes of migration in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa are still poorly understood. University of Bath researchers surveyed two neighbouring yet contrasting areas of southern Zambia to track where people were moving, a...
Timelines: how rural livelihoods are evolving in Nepal and India
P. Blaikie; D. Seddon / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
How do the ways in which rural people make a living change over time? Ongoing studies by University of East Anglia researchers along with partner organisations in India and Nepal, are tracking the different ways in which rural people ...
On the move: migration, globalisation and sustainable development
Cecilia Tacoli; David Okali / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
By all appearances, migration has stepped up in the past two decades. Is it correct to say that migration is one of the problems of globalisation? What effect does this movement have on local economic growth? Does it contribute to sus...
International migration in policy and practice in South Asia
Francis Watkins / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
International migration from South Asia has grown in importance over the last 50 years, in terms of the number of migrants and the economic impact of this movement. In the past three decades, there have been significant changes in the...
Dispossession and disempowerment: the impact of migrants in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi valley
Vupenya Dzingirai / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Migration studies in southern Africa have looked in detail at the history and politics of movements of people to frontier zones. But have they paid enough attention to the impact on indigenous inhabitants? Are migrants really the agen...
Gendering migration: maternal mobility across the rural-urban divide in Kenya
C.S. Molyneux; V. Mungala-Odera; T. Harpham / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Do policy-makers know enough about the lives of migrant mothers? Do they understand the mobility patterns, rural-urban linkages and household structures of women who combine urban life with strong attachments and visits to rural areas...
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Remittances from migrants more important than aid
P. Gammeltoft / Danish Institute for International Studies 2002
This paper examines the flows of migrants' remittances in relation to other financial flows to developing countries. Since remittances by unofficial channels by all estimates are significant, the remittance amounts reported here are q...
Altering the GATS framework to facilitate the temporary movement of labour
R. Chanda / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 1999
This paper examines constraints on temporary movement of labour and proposes ways to strengthen and broaden the overall GATS framework in this area of trade in services. It proposes the introduction of multilateral guidelines f...
The political economy of formal sector pay and employment in developing countries
Arup Banerji; J. Edgardo Campos; Richard H. Sabot / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
Policymakers concerned about migration to high income countries must take into account the political economy of the labor market. Labor market pathologies, like macroeconomic mismanagement, can be extremely costly severely constrainin...
Institutional development : skill transference through a reversal of "human capital flight" or technical assistance
Nadeem Ul Haque; M. Ali Khan / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
Achievements and recommendations for GATS
M. Mashayekhi / South Centre 2000
This working paper examines the issues related to the on-going WTO negotiations on trade in services, and their implications for developing countries. The major achievement of the Uruguay Round was to formulate an agreement on ...
How are issues of refugees, poverty and real development interlinked?
P. Beaucage / Centre for Developing-Area Studies, McGill University 2000
This presentation pursues two areas of reflection concerning the limitations of development strategies, both of which result from observations of armed conflicts: one is what happens to refugees, displaced persons and the diaspora (in...
South Africa's new immigration policy is "discrimination by default"
B. Dodson / Southern African Migration Project 2001
This paper draws attention to the need for a gender analysis of the South African government’s proposed new policy on international migration, by identifying a number of areas of implicit gender discrimination. Such “discrim...
Economic and social components of migration in two regions of Southern Province, Zambia
L Cliggett / Centre for Development Studies, Bath University 1997
Paper addresses the migration process in the Zambia's Southern Province. Until recently when droughts and cattle diseases have begun to plague the area, Southern Province was known for its ideal farming conditions. Monze district has ...
Losing our minds: skills migration and the 'brain drain' from South Africa
J. Crush; D. McDonald; V. Williams; R. Mattes; W. Richmond; C.M. Rogerson; J.M. Rogerson / Southern African Migration Project 2000
The brain drain from South Africa is unlikely to slow over the next decade, and that black South Africans are as likely to leave as white South Africans. Is it possible that skills emigration is being offset by a proactive immigration...
Displacement, Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Reparation and Development [as a result of dams]
World Commission on Dams 2000
Reviews recent practices relating to displacement, resettlement, rehabilitation and development of people negatively affected by the construction of dams, in order to locate the global experiences in dam induced displacement and under...
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Migrating out of Poverty
Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017. It focuses on the relationship between regional migration, internal migration and poverty and is located in six regions across Asia, Africa and Europe.
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.
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