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- DocumentUnited Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2019This article examines irregular South‐South migration from China to Ghana, and the role it played in transforming livelihoods and broader developmental landscapes.Document
Human mobility in the context of climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends and basic recommendations for development cooperationDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2019This paper provides an overview of what is actually known about the relationship between climate change and human mobility in West, East and Southern Africa – the most affected regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. Although there is a general lack of data on “climate migration”, trends can be deduced from the growing number of case studies and research projects.DocumentOxford University Press, 2019Uganda gives refugees the right to work and freedom of movement through its self-reliance model. The model has been widely praised as one of the most progressive refugee policies in the world. New research by Alexander Betts, Imane Chaara, Naohiko Omata, and Olivier Sterck explores what difference the self-reliance model makes in practice.Document2018The Asia Pacific region has the highest numbers of both slavery and child labour victims in the world.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2018In 2017, the number of international migrants reached 258 million, while the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers in the world reached 25.9 million. The economic dimensions of mobility, in terms of access to jobs and sustainable livelihoods, are central to the integration process of these groups, yet they often face structural, legal and other barriers.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This Operational Practice Paper explores how better understandings of the ways in which the functioning of cities as systems interacts with the vulnerabilities, exposure to risks and ultimately, wellbeing of vulnerable communities can inform more effective humanitarian and development practice.Blog Post08 May 2018: This blog originally appeared on the Institute of Development Studies website.DocumentWorld Food Programme, 2017Cox’s Bazar districts registered, since 25 August, a large influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and human rights violations. Not only has the pace of new arrivals made this the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world, the concentration of refugees in Cox’s Bazar is the highest in the world.DocumentUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 2017The report contains practical information as well as moving testimonies as to how Syrian refugees have taken action, with UNHCR and partner support, to empower themselves and promote gender equality.