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- 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.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.OrganisationMigrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017.DocumentEnvironmental Justice Foundation, 2016The Thai seafood industry employs more than 800,000 people, while seafood exports are valued at $6 billion. Slavery, ‘pirate’ fishing and other serious crimes continue to plague Thailand’s seafood sector highlighting the shortcomings in private sector initiatives and government controls.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009This paper discusses public and private institutions that were established in the Philippines to provide services to Filipino international migrant workers. Thirty years of having explicit policy on international labor migration has resulted to the creation of various public agencies to promote, manage, and protect migrant workers.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2011Is migration contagious? Research on migrant networks suggests that individuals who have migrated outward provide valuable information to other potential migrants, thereby lowering the costs of subsequent migration.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013Traditional immigration countries such as United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand give preference to migrants with higher education, skills, and professional training that they canDocument
People-to-People tourism in APEC: facilitating cross-border entry and exit, with special focus on ASEANPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015This paper discusses the promotion of person-to-person (PTP) tourism in the member-countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Community (APEC), focusing on the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).Document
Nature and characteristics of seasonal labour migration: a case study in Mahabubnagar District of Andhra PradeshCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010In India, migration from rural areas is an important issue that is gaining more significance year after year. Moreover, the extent, nature, characteristics and pattern of migration have been evolving over time. In fact, the growing part of the migration taking place is seasonal and cyclical in nature. Seasonal or short duration migration is certainly notDocumentCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2010The financial crisis originated in the United States of America and impacted the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries after a time lag. The falling oil prices, contracting trade and declining private investment flows have adversely affected the GDP growth of the Gulf countries, which in turn affected the flow of migrant labour to and from them and remittances from them.