Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change, Migration
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- DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2014As the evidence ofglobal climate change has accumulated, academics, policymakers, and the media have given more attention to migration as a result of environmental change. A major concern is whether climate change will displace large numbers of vulnerable people around the world.DocumentWorld Bank, 2014For 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 to increased urban migration.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This bulletin features a range of recent results and learning from the Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN’s) programme to strengthen climate resilient development in Bangladesh.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2013The number of international migrants more than doubled between1980 and 2010, from 103 million to 220 million. In 2013, the number of international migrants was 232 million and is projected to double to over 400 million by 2050.DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2014With climate change and environmental degradation (CCED) predicted to displace millions of people in the near future, be it directly or indirectly, the fact that there is little consensus on the definition of CCED migrants is a cause for concern.DocumentLatin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2013This paper examines the long term effects of drought on local labour markets. Using rainfall data going back over a century, the researchers attempt to build contemporaneous and historical drought indices for more than 3000 local areas in Brazil, and examine them in conjunction with five waves of population census data spanning the 1970-2010 period.DocumentConvention to Combat Desertification, 2014This publication examines desertification as a cause of global conflict and instability and calls for urgent action to support communities in crisis. It argues that the effects of desertification are increasingly felt globally as victims turn into refugees, internally displaced people and forced migrants or they turn to radicalisation, extremism or resource-driven wars for survival.Document
Migration, social demands and environmental change amongst the Frafra of Northern Ghana and the Biali in Northern BeninMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2014This paper explores archives and narratives of African migrants in northwestern Benin and northeastern Ghana. These regions have been marked by severe ecological change and resource deterioration over the years, as well as changes in marital patterns, family relations and customary practices.Document
Envisioning the future and learning from the past: adapting to a changing environment in northern MaliElsevier, 2013In West Africa, rural livelihoods that dependon natural resources develop coping and adapting strategies to face climate variability or change, and economic or political changes. The former Lake Faguibine in northern Mali has experienced drastic ecological, social, and economic changes. Forests have emerged on the former lake and have become important for local livelihoods.DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2012Asia and the Pacific is the global area most prone to natural disasters, both in terms of the absolute number of disasters and of populations affected. This report aims to identify policy and other responses to impacts of environment events on human mobility within the Asia and Pacific region.