M4D Library


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, July 19, 2012 - 21:12
  Recent migration research emphasizes the development potential of migration in both sending and receiving countries. These studies provide compelling evidence of the positive effect migration can have on poverty reduction, gender equality, health, education and the environment. However, other studies highlight the negative impact migration can have on sending countries, including issues associated with the ‘brain drain’. It is also widely accepted that the potential of migration to promote development depends on institutional arrangements and frameworks that have been put in place by states...