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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...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
Return To violent conflict? Challenges of sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons to and within South Sudan
H. Bohnet / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2016
The case of South Sudan shows that peace on paper does not necessarily mean peace on the ground. Many displaced persons are sceptical of the peace process and the commitment of their leaders, in particular as nothing has chang...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Global overview 2015: people internally displaced by conflict and violence
A. Bilak; M. Caterina; G. Charron / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2015
Since the end of the Cold War, changing geopolitical forces and the rise of non-state armed groups (NSAGs) have radically reshaped the nature and scale of the internal displacement of people around the globe. At the end of 2014, armed...
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 ...
Topic Guide: Stepping out of Agriculture
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Evidence on Demand 2015
This Topic Guide from Evidence on Demand provides expert information on how members of smallholder households leave agriculture for better-paying businesses and jobs. In low-income countries, rural areas are currently home...
Examining the impact of climate change on migration through the agricultural Channel: evidence from district level panel data from Bangladesh
K. Iqbal; P.K. Roy / South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics 2014
This paper studies how changes in climatic variables such as temperature and rainfall impact migration through agriculture. The researchers use district level data for 3 inter-census periods to analyse historical migration related out...
The interaction between informal land markets and ruralurban migration
D. Posel; C. Marx / Urban LandMark 2011
If accessing urban land through informal markets is one feature that characterises being poor in South Africa’s cities, another is migration. However, very little is known about how informal land markets influence migration patt...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank 2014
For the last 50 years, much of Africa has experienced a decline in moisture availability with the strongest decline happening in areas that were already relatively dry. This trend has affected agricultural productivity and contributed...
Items 1 to 10 of 75

Items 1 to 10 of 75

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...
Seizing the momentum: displacement on the global climate change agenda
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2016
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the prospect of significant displacement and migration as major human impacts of global warming as early as 1990. Research on the issue has grown exponentially since, and its...
Return To violent conflict? Challenges of sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons to and within South Sudan
H. Bohnet / Bonn International Center for Conversion 2016
The case of South Sudan shows that peace on paper does not necessarily mean peace on the ground. Many displaced persons are sceptical of the peace process and the commitment of their leaders, in particular as nothing has chang...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of the...
Global overview 2015: people internally displaced by conflict and violence
A. Bilak; M. Caterina; G. Charron / Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 2015
Since the end of the Cold War, changing geopolitical forces and the rise of non-state armed groups (NSAGs) have radically reshaped the nature and scale of the internal displacement of people around the globe. At the end of 2014, armed...
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 ...
Topic Guide: Stepping out of Agriculture
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Evidence on Demand 2015
This Topic Guide from Evidence on Demand provides expert information on how members of smallholder households leave agriculture for better-paying businesses and jobs. In low-income countries, rural areas are currently home...
Examining the impact of climate change on migration through the agricultural Channel: evidence from district level panel data from Bangladesh
K. Iqbal; P.K. Roy / South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics 2014
This paper studies how changes in climatic variables such as temperature and rainfall impact migration through agriculture. The researchers use district level data for 3 inter-census periods to analyse historical migration related out...
The interaction between informal land markets and ruralurban migration
D. Posel; C. Marx / Urban LandMark 2011
If accessing urban land through informal markets is one feature that characterises being poor in South Africa’s cities, another is migration. However, very little is known about how informal land markets influence migration patt...
50 years of urbanization in Africa: examining the role of climate change
J.V. Henderson; A. Storeygard; U. Deichmann / World Bank 2014
For the last 50 years, much of Africa has experienced a decline in moisture availability with the strongest decline happening in areas that were already relatively dry. This trend has affected agricultural productivity and contributed...
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