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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...
Immigration, multiculturalism and racism in the UK
C. Whitwell / Sussex Centre for Migration Research 2002
This paper examines the relationship between international migration in the last decade of the 20th Century and the changing discourses in the UK around issues of multiculturalism, citizenship and the need to develop and implement eff...
What policies should India adopt with regard to the diaspora so as to maximise her welfare and strategic goals?
D. Kapur / Economic and Political Weekly, India 2003
With one of the largest pools of relatively low wage semi-skilled and skilled labour, India is poised as a critical of global sourcing of labour. How can India take advantage of these future trends, so as not only to maximise the welf...
Displacement in Subernrekha multi-purpose project and civil society organisation's intervention
Manthan,; K. Ghosh; R. Kumar / Civil Society and Governance Programme, IDS 2000
The displacement of peoples from areas where two large dams are being constructed under the Subarnarekha Multi-purpose Project (SMP),is the focus for this paper. Different organisations directed/are directing the movements in these tw...
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...
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Making waves: implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe
A. Knoll; A. Sherriff / European Centre for Development Policy Management 2017
The year 2015 became a particularly challenging year for European cooperation in the field of migration. As a consequence, in-donor refugee costs have increased dramatically in some European countries. This paper sets out to i...
Mass displacement and the challenge for urban resilience
A. Kirbyshire; E. Wilkinson; V. le Masson; P. Batra / Overseas Development Institute 2017
The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises. Large-scale, sudden population move...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Viet Nam
D.N. Anh; I. Leonardelli; A.A. Dipierri / International Organization for Migration 2017
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. Drawing from an extensive number of sources,...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
With global temperatures breaking new records and an average of at least 21.5 million people already being displaced each year by the impact and threat of climate-related hazards, it is time to ratchet up efforts to mitigate, adapt to...
Fleeing climate change: impacts on migration and displacement
CARE International 2016
Global temperatures have now risen approximately 1°C above pre-industrial levels. This has already led to significant climatic changes in many places on the planet, thus, challenging food and nutrition security by reducing the pro...
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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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