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Collecting Data on the Migration-Environment Nexus

Citation

Bilsborrow, Richard E. (2009). Collecting Data on the Migration-Environment Nexus.. Laczko, Frank & Aghazarm, Christine (Eds.) (pp. 115-196). Geneva: International Organization for Migration.

Abstract

Gradual and sudden environmental changes are resulting in substantial human movement and displacement, and the scale of such flows, both internal and cross-border, is expected to rise with unprecedented impacts on lives and livelihoods. Despite the potential challenge, there has been a lack of strategic thinking about this policy area partly due to a lack of data and empirical research on this topic. Adequately planning for and managing environmentally induced migration will be critical for human security.

Reference Type

Book Section

Year Published

2009

Author(s)

Bilsborrow, Richard E.