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The repository collected over more than six years represents a joint effort of the M4D Net Facilitation Team and the M4D Net members to make available to the wider community the latest findings in the field of migration and development with a view to filling potential knowledge gaps and move the migration and development agenda forward through evidence-based research.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 14:21
País: Túnez Área temática principal: Participación de la diáspora para el desarrollo Palabras clave: empoderamiento económico de las mujeres, desarrollo rural, emprendimiento, asociación entre múltiples actores Este estudio de caso proporciona información sobre cómo el compromiso de la diáspora puede mejorar las iniciativas de desarrollo local. En este caso específico, las organizaciones de la diáspora, con el apoyo de las partes interesadas locales y el Gobierno regional de Sidi Bouzid en Túnez, han trabajado juntos para generar oportunidades de ingresos para las mujeres rurales mediante la...
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 12:25
This International Rescue Committee (IRC), titled Learning from Lesbos, examines the IRC's early emergency response in the cities and towns of Lesbos, Greece during the height of the refugee crisis.  Nowadays, nore than half of the world's displaced people live in urban areas. The humanitarian sector has to adapt to the challenges of increasing urbanisation and the increasing role of cities as places of refuge as well as sites of heightened risk of crisis, marginalisation and inequality. The arrival of large numbers of people in an urban area brings challenges and opportunities for both...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 15:05
Both the long experiences of Batangas, Laguna, and Cavite, as well as the emergent M&D work in Rizal and Quezon under the SUMMID CALABARZON project supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), allowed the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines (ULAP) to develop an approach, the Roadmap for Mainstreaming M&D in Local Governance. This roadmap  serves as a tool to support the M&D implementation of the Local Government Units (LGUs), with a special attention to the executive and legislative approach of...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 02:54
As part of the advocacy in mainstreaming migration and development at the local level, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, National Economic and Development Authority Region VI and Western Visayas League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators conducted a three day capacity building on M&D mainstreaming in select LGUs in the Province of Aklan. Data from the CFO shows that the top three municipalities with the most number of permanent migrants came from the municipalities of Kalibo, Banga and Numancia. The training and strategic planning is part of the series of activities under...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 02:43
The Migration and Development Initiative for Western Visayas (MDI-WV) Project conducted its Knowledge Exchange with the Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI) CALABARZON last November 8-10, 2015. The activity, organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with MDI counterparts in Western Visayas and Region1, took place in Batangas City, San Pablo City, and Dasmarinas, Cavite.
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 15:17
El Gobierno Autónomo Descentralizado de la provincia de Pichincha, en el marco del proyecto “Acogida, desarrollo y fortalecimiento  sostenible para la inserción social, productiva y cultural de las personas en situación de movilidad humana”, implementado con el apoyo de la Iniciativa Conjunta sobre Migración y Desarrollo (ICMD), llevó a cabo el proceso MIGRARTE, junto con la Fundación Voces y la Alianza Hip Hop para las Calles, como una apuesta para abordar el tema de la movilidad humana desde la expresión simbólica y cultural de cerca de 180 niños, niñas y jóvenes de la provincia. MIGRARTE...
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:03
This study was conducted to generate information about Overseas Filipinos and their families, as well as various government programs and services for the benefit of overseas Filipinos. Socio-demographic and psycho-graphic characteristics of Overseas Filipinos and their families were described. Issues and concerns confronting the return migrants in Western Visayas were also presented. The migration situationer covered all 6 provinces of Western Visayas especially where there are many Overseas Filipinos. The majority of the households with migrants have only one migrant. The majority of...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 04:59
Iloilo City, Philippines – The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in partnership with the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) – Region VI successfully launched the Capacity Building on the Development and Use of Localized BaLinkBayan Portal on November 25-26, 2015 at Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City. The two-day training was attended by Migration and Development (M&D) focal persons, investment officers and IT/web developers from four provinces (Iloilo, Antique, Guimaras, and Aklan), two cities (Iloilo City and Passi City), and seven municipalities (Kalibo, San Jose de...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 04:45
On November 9 to 10, 2015, 23 select delegates from Region I representing local government units; regional offices of national government agencies; migrant associations and families; civil society and faith based groups gathered for a two-day knowledge exchange and investment promotion activities in the CALABARZON Region together with representatives from Region VI. The activity aims to demonstrate best practices, gather lessons learned, and generate ideas, plans, and information among the local stakeholders under the Migration and Development Initiative for Region I (MDI-1).  The project is...
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 07:36
The Capacity-Building of Research Institutions and Personnel on Migration and Development (CARES-MD) in Region V is part of various initiatives under the Joint Migration and Development Imitative (JMDI).  CARES-MD focuses on strengthening the role and contribution of academic institutions in the regions in promoting a better understanding of migration and development, which in turn, would inform better policies and programs. Towards this end, CARES-MD aims to promote the following objectives:  To build the capacity of academic institutions and research personnel in the regions, particularly...

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