Background: Despite an increase in scholarly and policy interest regarding the impacts of environmental change on migration, empirical knowledge in the field remains varied, patchy, and limited. Generalised discourse on environmental migration frequently oversimplifies the complex channels through which environmental change influences the migration process
Since IDMC began collecting data on displacement associated with disasters in 2008, natural hazards have triggered approximately 265 million new displacements, more than three times as many forced movements as those caused by conflict and violence.
The IOM Glossary on Migration is an accessible and extensive collection of definitions of migration-related terminology. It is designed for a broad range of actors engaging with migration at the international level. It also provides some insights on regional and national practices.
This year’s GRID focuses on urban internal displacement and presents new evidence on the humanitarian and development challenges presented by displacement to, between and within towns and cities.
Part 1 - The global displacement landscape presents the new global figures for the year of 2018. Data, contextual analysis and urban perspectives are presented in regional overviews and country spotlights.
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.