Migration

100 million people at least were forced to flee their homes in the past decade, seeking refugee either in or outside their countries. That means more people fleeing than the entire population of Egypt, the world’s 14th…

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Migration

Domestic migrants experience a substantial decline in mental and physical health, despite a significant increase in their incomes at destination, according to a new study conducted in Pakistan.

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Migration

This year’s FAO report on the State of Food and Agriculture is devoted to the topic of migration. It provides an analysis of the factors in rural areas which contribute to migration decisions and recommends tailored…

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Migration

In Sri Lanka and Nepal, many migrant families struggle to make ends meet instead of being able to save part of their received remittances for an investment that would allow them to build the basis of their livelihoods at…

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Migration

New findings of remittance cash flows in the Asia-Pacific region were presented and discussed at the Global Forum on Remittances, Investments and Development hosted by IFAD in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Migration

When asked what is to be done about the “refugee crisis”, almost every politician will argue that development co-operation has to do more towards improving the situation in the regions of origin. And indeed, billions of…

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Migration

This report aims to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa and highlights the important role rural areas will continue to play in shaping the continent’s migration for…

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Migration

800 million family members globally are supported by remittances, according to a report by IFAD. Taken together, individual remittances account for far more than the combined Official Development Assistance.

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Migration

A study by WFP shows that high levels of food insecurity lead to higher levels of migration across borders. Nevertheless, many displaced people try to stay as close as possible to their hometowns, hoping to re-migrate…

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The European Development Conference 2016 invited around 200 participants to Bonn, Germany, in December to discuss the impact of migration on development.

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