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Where the rain falls: Climate Change, Food and Livelihood Security, and Migration. An 8-contry study to understand rainfall, food security and human mobility

Where the rain falls: Climate Change, Food and Livelihood Security, and Migration. An 8-contry study to understand rainfall, food security and human mobility
  • CARE, United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). November 2012
  • The «Where the Rain Falls» research explores the interrelationships among rainfall variability, food and livelihood security, and human mobility in a diverse set of research sites in eight countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The central focus of the «Where the Rain Falls» initiative was to explore the circumstances under which households in eight case study sites in Latin America, Africa, and Asia use migration as a risk management strategy when faced with rainfall variability and food and livelihood insecurity. Countries analyzed include: Bangladesh, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Viet Nam.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mekong River Basin
  • Main themes: Climate change, Environment, Food security, Livelihoods, Migration, Water scarcity
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, Governments, International organizations, Local governments, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Policy makers, Practitioners
  • Main purpose: Guidance, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Lessons learned, Recommendations
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Published in 2015