The environment has always been a driver of migration, as people flee to survive natural disasters or, faced with harsh and deteriorating environmental conditions, move to seek opportunities elsewhere. Climate change is expected to exacerbate sudden- and slow-onset disasters and gradual environmental degradation. |
The State of Food and Agriculture,one of FAO's major annual flagship publications, aims at bringing to a wider audience balanced science-based assessments of important issues in the field of food and agriculture. Each edition of the report contains a comprehensive, yet easily accessible, overview of a selected topic of major relevance for rural and agriculture development and for global food security.
This Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of Displacement (GPA) was introduced at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2018. This is a non-binding document based on extensive exchanges among various stakeholders from humanitarian and development organizations, the private sector, governments, academia, not-forprofit organizations and others, starting with the Berlin ‘Energy for Displaced People’ conference on 15–16 January 2018.
This training manual provides advice to those who work with environmental migrants in Viet Nam, from operational service providers to local governmental authorities. It provides a comprehensive overview of topics including legal frameworks surrounding environmental migration in Viet Nam, the stages of planned relocation, and effective monitoring strategies.
This report examines the links between migration, environment and climate change in Mozambique through a holistic and comprehensive lens, highlighting the ways in which these topics can be integrated into the country's legal framework.
This policy brief offers a synthesised view of climate-related vulnerabilities in semi-arid rural areas of Pakistan, the adaptation options available to farmers and the role of migration in enhancing the livelihood resilience of rural households to climate change. It offers practical policy suggestions to enhance rural livelihood resilience through rural development and facilitating planned migration.