Migration futures in Asia and Africa: economic opportunities and distributional effects – the case of Pakistan

Author: 
Kashif Majeed Salik, Ayesha Qaisrani, Muhammad Awais Umar, Syed Mohsin Ali
Publisher: 
PRISE (Pathways to resilience in semi-arid economies)
Type de publication: 
Status: 
Free
Langue de la publication: 
Français
Year of Publication: 
2017

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This study assesses the role that planned rural-to-urban migration can play in enhancing livelihood resilience and introducing new economic opportunities for economies and communities in semi-arid regions of Pakistan, taking into consideration external stressors including climate change. The report builds a case for understanding how planned internal migration can be an adaptation strategy to climate change impacts.