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Mobility in West African countries has long been a traditional adaptation strategy to climatic stressors. Present environmental changes are stressing the agricultural sector, which accounts for 35 per cent of West Africa’s GDP and employs over 80 per cent of the workforce. Employment in agriculture... Read More
In the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project, this report presents the findings of the household survey and qualitative interviews conducted in Kenya. The study investigates to what extent migration can be seen as an... Read More
Assessing the Climate Change - Migration Nexus through the Lens of Migrants: The Case of the Republic of Mauritius
This report presents the findings of the household survey and qualitative interviews conducted in the framework of the European Union–funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. The study investigates to what extent migration can be seen an adaptation... Read More
The Republic of Mauritius is at the forefront of climate change. The country experiences tropical cyclones, flash floods, droughts and sea-level rise that threaten the land and livelihood of the country’s most vulnerable populations. This policy brief summarizes the current situation of migration,... Read More
In light of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris at the end of 2015, this policy brief highlights why human mobility should be included in the discussions on adaptation. Migration, in the context of environmental degradation and climate change, is already a reality today,... Read More
The State of Environmental Migration series gathers the expertise of researchers, students and professionals to provide an annual assessment of the changing nature and dynamics of environment- and climate-related migration throughout the world.
Published several times a year, Migration is an update on the Organization's activities and international migration policy issues. Migration is available in English, French and Spanish.
Migrations est une publication semestrielle de l'OIM et présente les activités en cours de l'Organisation dans le monde entier. Migrations est disponible en anglais, français et espagnol.
Migration offers a variety of articles presenting IOM’s current activities in the field of migration and other related topics which are implemented in various regions of the globe. Published twice a year, Migration is an update on the Organization’s activities and international migration policy... Read More
The Other Migrants Preparing for Change: Environmental Changes and Migration in the Republic of Mauritius
This report presents the results of a field work and analytical study conducted in 2010 in the Republic of Mauritius by two experts on environmental migration and adaptation to climate change. While climate change and environmental degradation are not new issues in Mauritius, looking at these... Read More