Sur la base des résultats principaux de l‘étude de cas du projet MECLEP en Haïti, ce Bulletin politique explore comment les différentes formes de mobilité humaine se relient à la vulnérabilité des ménages dans trois municipalités haïtiennes (La Marmelade, Les Gonaïves et Port-au-Prince). La... Read more
Land matters: The role of land policies and laws for environmental migration in Kenya
Environmental migration is inevitably linked to the question of land for several reasons: (a) environmental and climate change reduces the amount of habitable land; (b) more land is needed to accommodate those who... 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
This policy brief is the result of an interdisciplinary research workshop with academics and practitioners, held at Bielefeld University in Germany on November 2014, in cooperation with COST Action IS1011 on Climate Change and Migration. The Bielefeld Consultation identified the need to raise... 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
Building on the main results of the MECLEP case study in Haiti, this policy brief explores how different forms of human mobility relate to household vulnerability in three Haitian municipalities (La Marmelade, Les Gonaïves and Port-au-Prince). Recurrent (including seasonal) migration seems to be... Read more
Los flujos migratorios siempre han caracterizado la historia de la República Dominicana. La migración interna es un fenómeno significativo en el país. Sin embargo, aunque la República Dominicana sea uno de los países con mayor vulnerabilidad al fenómeno del cambio climático, la relación entre... Read more
Is relocation an adequate means of adaptation to environmental change? And if so, how should the relocation process be designed to benefit the affected population? This policy brief analyses the success factors of relocation programmes by drawing on studies on relocation projects in the Mekong... Read more
The Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Policy Brief Series aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change, such as climate change, and the formulation of related policy options.
Displacement due to disasters is on the rise globally. The 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, followed by the Fukushima nuclear accident, displaced internally more than 150,000 persons.
Four years later, many of these evacuees remain displaced, unable or hesitant to return home, due to... Read more
Migration – internal and international – is an important feature of the social lives of people across West Africa. While movements within the subregion are generally due to complex and multi-causal factors, natural resource scarcity has served to influence movements especially in rural areas.
The Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Policy Brief Series aims to contribute to the global knowledge base on the relationship between migration and environmental change, including climate change, and the formulation of related policy options. The series is produced as part of the Migration... Read more