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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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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:38
In this case study entitled "Specialised Foster Care for Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Serbia", the Save the Children project "Appropriate care and protection for unaccompanied refugee and migrant children (UASC): Building capacities for specialised fostering of UASC in Serbia" is highlighted.  Building on the lessons learned and good practices of this project, they have developed a specialised foster care training package in collaboration with relevant insitutions. This training package is oriented towards professionals and foster families who are interested in providing care for...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 17:12
País: Túnez Ámbito temático principal: Alianzas para una gestión eficaz de la migración Palabras clave: Asociación de migrantes, Autoridades locales, Enfoque transnacional (doble espacio) Este estudio de caso se basa en un proyecto apoyado por la JMDI en Túnez y destaca el valor añadido de la integración de las cuestiones de movilidad en las relaciones de cooperación descentralizada. Las autoridades locales tienen ahora la oportunidad de participar en asociaciones para la cooperación al desarrollo -que tradicionalmente era responsabilidad exclusiva de los Estados- mediante asociaciones de...
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, February 6, 2017 - 10:48
  A new study by Anna Knoll and Andrew Sherriff of the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), commissioned and launched by the Swedish Expert Group of Aid Studies, assesses the implications of irregular migration on official development assistance (ODA) spending in Europe through the analysis of five case studies. This study demonstrates that effective development cooperation is threatened because of a migration-related shift in European foreign aid spending.   
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:50
This Issue Brief present UNDP's work to link displacement and development in Lebanon and to build self reliant refugees and host communities. As of 2016, Lebanon hosts an estimated 10.7 million Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR with an additional 380,000 Palestinian refugees, in a protracted situations that have severe impact on the refugees themselves and on the municipalities where refugees have temporarily settled. In Lebanon, UNDP has contributed to the crisis response by strengthening national and local delivery systems to improve access and the quality of basic public services and...
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:18
This migration profile by the Migration Policy Centre examines all migration flows from, to and within Morocco.  Abstract: "In September 2014, the total population of Morocco stood at 33,848,242, and only 0.2 per cent were foreign immigrants. Morocco is, indeed, a major migrant-sending country. Firstgeneration, Morocco-born migrants residing abroad stood at 2.8 million, of whom 2.4 million were in Europe as of 2011, the largest number from any Southern Mediterranean country. As for 'Moroccans Residing Abroad' ('Marocains Résidant à l'Etranger'), who are first-generation migrants and born-...
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 12:09
The Forced Migration Review is published by the Oxford University Refugee Study Center gathering several concise articles focusing on displaement issues. The issue n°51 (January 2016) focuses on the answer by Europe to the migratory crisis. FMR 51 includes 43 articles on ‘Destination: Europe’, plus five ‘general’ articles. "Europe is experiencing the mass movements of displaced people in a way that it has largely been immune from for decades. The manifestations of the ‘migration crisis’ are as disparate as the building of fences to stop people crossing normally peaceful borders, the deaths of...
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...
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00
Livelihoods Enhancement Training-A means of empowering women members of migrant families                                                      “Due to the empowerment training, I can now convince my husband by explaining to him the benefits of these trainings. My in-laws also do not stop me as they too understand it now. Finally everything is going good now” says, Bishnu Rana Khatri.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 08:43
“Due to the empowerment training, I can now convince my husband by explaining to him the benefits of these trainings. My in-laws also do not stop me as they too understand it now. Finally everything is going good now” says, Bishnu Rana Khatri.