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Africa Migration Report: Challenging the Narrative

 

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The Africa Migration Report takes a distinctly regional approach to inform knowledge on migration in Africa. This first edition, titled Challenging the Narrative, aims to deconstruct negative perceptions of migration in Africa by addressing contextual realities and bringing to light practical interventions and evidence-based knowledge on what is happening on the ground.  
 

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Negotiating Migration in the Context of Climate Change

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Assessing migration in the context of climate change, Nash draws on empirical research to offer a unique analysis of policy-making in the field. This detailed account is a vital step in understanding the links between global discourses on human mobilities, climate change and specific policy responses. An important contribution to several ongoing debates in academia and beyond.

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Contextualising typologies of environmentally induced population movement

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Robert Stojanov (Department of Social Geography & Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic)

Ilan Kelman (University College London, London, UK; Norwegian Institute for International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway and Risk Reduction Education for Disasters (Risk RED), California, California, USA)

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Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration: Bringing in the Region

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The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration. While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises local actors and a systematic link between development studies and migration research.

 

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