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FAO’s Rural Youth Mobility project may provide employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for the rural youth and thus transform migration in a choice. Find out more in the first link of our selection.

FAO’s Rural Youth Mobility project may provide employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for the rural youth and thus transform migration in a choice. Find out more in the first link of our selection.

Agriculture opens doors for youth
The Rural Youth Mobility project promotes innovative, rural development strategies to provide employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for the rural youth in order to address the causes of distress migration. This project is possible thanks to the support of the Italian Development Cooperation. Together with its generous partners, FAO is helping to make migration a choice.

Big Data and Migration
Thanks to new technologies, much more migration-relevant data are being produced than ever before, but they are yet to be included in the policy-making process: Check out this bulletin by IOM - UN Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre.

Governments Look Towards Second Draft of Migration Compact
Governments concluded the fourth round of negotiations on the global compact on migration, with discussions addressing various scenarios of return, references to international cooperation, and employer-sponsored migration, among other issues. A second revised version of the compact is expected to be produced shortly.

Opportunities to Stay - Preventing irregular migration in Nicaragua
IOM, the UN Migration Agency launched the “Project for the Prevention and Reintegration of Youth at Risk and Conflict with the North Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua Act,” funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The project seeks to promote effective opportunities for the social and economic inclusion of young people at risk and in conflict with the law.

Climate Change, Agriculture and Migration: A Survey
This paper proposes a selective review of the classical economics-based literature on climate change and migration, focusing on the extent to which agriculture might be considered a key mediating channel linking climate change to migration.
 

Friday 01 June 2018

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