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Climate change, migration and displacement

Climate change, migration and displacement

This report presents an overview of the current evidence base on the complex relationships between climate change and human mobility. 

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MECLEP

Making Mobility Work for Adaptation to Environmental Challenges: Results from MECLEP global research

This comparative report of six countries empirically tests how migration can benefit or undermine adaptation to environmental and climate change, based on MECLEP research.

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TransRe Project

TransRe - Building resilience through translocality.

The TransRe project seeks to decipher the relations between migration, translocality and social resilience to climate change based on case studies carried out in Thailand and migration destinations.

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Translocal Networks

Role of Social Networks in Resilience: Rural Thailand

The subproject studies migration networks by carrying out a social network analysis. The aim is to understand the influence of network properties on the ability to respond to climatic risks.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: Migration

This brief focuses on the climate change, environment and migration nexus and synthesizes the main findings on this subject to date, both in general and with a focus on North Africa.

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Climate Change and Environment Network

The Climate Change & Environment Network (CC&E Network) is hosted by the Global Programme Climate Change and Environment (GPCCE) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). I

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United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with more than 16,000 students and 4,000 employees, is still growing.

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SDC Climate Change & Environment Network

The CC&E Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for development practitioners, organizations and SDC staff and partners working in and around climate change and environment issues

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Migration, development and climate change in North Africa

This paper looks at the current state of migration in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, the risks, opportunities and strategies migration offers, and its nexus with development and climate change.

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The climate change, migration and economic development nexus in North Africa

This article addresses the climate change and migration nexus from the perspective of disaster risks and employment, and focuses on Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Migration, Environment and Climate Change

Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy is a project that aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change.

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Migration as adaptation?

The issue discusses possible adaptation policies and current CC and development policy structures on human mobility in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Kenya, Mauritius, PNG and Vietnam.

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Relocation as an adaptation strategy to environmental stress

Is relocation an adequate means of adaptation to environmental change? This policy brief analyses the success factors of relocation programmes in the Mekong River Delta (Vietnam).

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When do households benefit from migration?

Building on the main results of the MECLEP case study in Haiti, this policy brief recommends policies aimed at fostering the potential of migration as a positive adaptation strategy.

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International Organization for Migration

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Tanzania

Summary of country findings: Tanzania

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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