United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Reducing Distress Migration Through Decent Rural Employment
PDF File Size: 192 KB | Download   
Highlights:
1. Migration affects the lives of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In the next decades, demographic trends, globalization,inequality, and climate change are likely to further increase migration pressures both within and across countries.
2. Migration is a complex phenomenon. It can benefit migrants and their families, but there are also major challenges (Table 1). Migration is a key component of rural livelihoods, by which households aim to diversify their income sources, and thus escape poverty and food insecurity.
3. Many rural youths choose to migrate in search of a better life. About a third of all international migrants are young, aged between 15 and 34. Many move away because of the lack of decent jobs in rural areas and the unattractiveness of low-productivity agriculture.
4. FAO advises countries on how to better manage rural labour mobility, by fostering rural-urban linkages and promoting the investment of remittances in rural farm and non-farm activities. As developing countries undergo processes of structural economic
transformation, FAO works to generate viable options for rural people by creating decent rural employment opportunities.
5. FAO generates knowledge about the root causes of migration. There is still a paucity of
information about the movement and contribution of migration to agriculture. In part, as a result of this, many countries lack incentive structures that take advantage of the positive effects of migration (e.g., workers moving to labour scarce areas, leveraging remittances for agricultural investment, etc.), while mitigating the risks associated with large migratory flows.
Publisher:
FAO ,   (2015 )
Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
MIGRATION, RURAL EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYMENT, LIVELIHOOD, INCOME INEQUALITY, MIGRANTS, REMITTANCES, POVERTY, FOOD SECURITY, YOUTH, GENDER ROLES, DECENT WORK, RURAL AREAS, AGRICULTURE, FARMS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, IRREGULAR MIGRANTS, FEMALE MIGRANTS
Thematic Group:
 FAO : Food and Agriculture Organization
Thesaurus:
04.01.01  -  Agricultural Economics And Policy; Rural Sociology
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
967  times viewed
5  times downloaded.
Feeder: LEELASHRESTHA , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Country Strategic Opportunities Programme (COSOP) - IFAD Nepal 2013-2018
Addressing Rural Youth Migration at its Root Causes: A Conceptual Framework
International Labour Migration : A rights-based approach (March 27, 2010)
International Youth Day
NEITHER HEROINES NOR VICTIMS : Women Migrant Workers and Changing Family and Community Relations in Nepal
Note on Migration and Remittances (24.07.2015)
The ILO in Nepal
Accelerating Progress Towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women
Nepal Update July 2016
Labour Migration for Employment: A Status Report for Nepal: 2014/2015
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2015/2016 - 2016/2017
ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East “Work in Freedom”
Nepal Labour Market Update ILO Country Office January 2017
Employment Sector: The Dynamics Of Employment, The labour Market And The Economy In Nepal
Final Evaluation ILO/JAPAN ASIAN REGIONAL PROGRAM On the Expansion Of Employment Opportunities For women project (EEOW):Nepal Chapter
THE KINGDOM OF NEPAL - Training for Rural Gainful Activities
Micro Enterprises Development for Poverty Alleviation -Volume 2
Micro-Enterprises, Development for Poverty Alleviation Volume I
Micro Enterprises Development for Poverty Alleviation -Volume 1
Nepal Country Strategic Opportunities Programme
Trends and Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Nepal
Country leaflet-Background and overview of ILO activities in Nepal.
South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project
भारत यात्राः नेपालबाट संकटका बेला निर्वाहका लागि बसाइ सराइ (मंसिर २०६५)
Micro Enterprises Development for Poverty Alleviation -Volume 2
Livestock-Based Micro-Enterprise and Its Effectiveness on Poverty Reduction
Nepal: Labour Migration Should be a Choice
Migration of Working Children in Nepal
Joint German Government/ WFP Mid-Term Evaluation Of Project Nepal 5572.00
The Dynamics of Employment, the Labour Market and the Economy in Nepal
Young Entrepreneurs: A solution to Nepal’s unemployment? - Issue No. 24
Report on Employment Relationships in the Brick Industry in Nepal
IFAD to Support Loan and Grant to Enhance Sustainable Agricultural Growth in Nepal
Analysis of Labour Market and Migration Trends in Nepal
Way Out Of Informality:Facilitating Formalization Of Informal Economy In Nepal (WOI)
Poverty, Livestock and Household Typologies in Nepal - ESA Working Paper No. 04-15
Savings and Credit Associations and Remittances: The case of Far West Nepalese Labour Migrants in Delhi, India
An Overview Paper on Overseas Employment in Nepal
SYNTHESIS of Impact Evaluations Food for Assets for Livelihoods Resilience Terms of Reference - Final 12 Dec 2013.
WFP Nepal Country Brief
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2014/2015
60 Years 1951-2011: Nepal-FAO Cooperation for a World without Hunger
Realizing A Fair Migration Agenda: Labour Flows between Asia And Arab States - Summary Report Of The Interregional Experts Meeting (3-4 December 2014)
Employment- Led Growth in Nepal
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal 2013/2014
Employment Sector Employment Working Paper No.10 - School-to-work transition: Evidence from Nepal
WFP Nepal Country Brief
Assessment of Rural Poverty: Asia and the Pacific
Migration and Child Labour Exploring Child Migrant Vulnerabilities and Those of Children Left-Behind
SMALL AREA ESTIMATION OF FOOD INSECURITY AND UNDERNUTRITION IN NEPAL
UNDAF District Profiles: Education
Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Nepal ( May 2014)
Common Country Assessment for Nepal 2007
Dolakha District Food Security Bulletin
GENPROM Working Paper No. 12 : Series on Gender in the Life Cycle : The Linkages Between Women's Employment, Family Welfare And Child Labour In Nepal
Passage To India: Migration as a Coping Strategy in Times of Crisis in Nepal (November 2008)
Decent Civil Works in Nepal: From Research to Action Planning (Series 8)
The Linkage Between Women's Emloyment, Family Welfare And Child Labour in Nepal
Bureau Of Workers Activities (ACTRAV) In Nepal
Economic Security of Women Migrant Workers; A Pilot Reintegration Programme: Making Remittance Work for Women
Employment Expansion through Cottage Industries in Nepal: Potentials and Constraints
Nepal Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022
Promoting Informed Policy Dialogue on Migration, Remittance and Development In Nepal
Nepal Community Feedback on Food Security and Livelihood: December 2017 [Youtube]
Enabling Poor Rural People To Overcome Poverty In Nepal
Rapid Assessment Internal Migration
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Cluster Guidance, Nepal (Lessons Learned from Koshi Flood Response)
NEPAL - EMPLOYMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY FACT SHEETS 2017
Foreign Labor Migration and Trafficking in Persons in Nepal: A Situational Analysis
Nepal Labour Market Update
Labour Market Information and Employment Services (LIfE) Project
List Of Library Accessions- ILO Manila Office Catalogue of New Publications (2015)
Enhancing Employment- Centric Growth In Nepal,Situational Analysis For The Proposed Employment Policy, Government of Nepal
Remittances And Financial Literacy
Returnees From Migrant Labour: Welcome Home? - Issue 17
THE KINGDOM OF NEPAL -- Rural Training for Employment and Income Generation: Applying the Truga _Methodology - Project findings and recommendations
Press Release - Local Economic Development Programme for Dhanusha and Ramechhap districts (Full Version)
Introduction And Proposed Goals And Targets On Sustainable Development For The Post 2015 Development Agenda
Land Tenure Security and Poverty Reduction ( March 2015)
Micro Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP IV)
Job offer Short film Net 4 Good [Youtube]
Evaluation Quality Assurance System
Household Food Security in Nepal
Synthesis of National Reports for RIO+20
Facts And Figures: Women Migrant Workers In ASEAN
Analysis of Labour Market and Migration Trends in Nepal
(Wrong File) Nepal: Poverty Alleviation Project In Western Terai
Terms Of Reference (ToR) Call For EOI: Develop Job Portal And Labour Market Database System
Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)
WFP Nepal Country Brief
IOM Opens Office in Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal Rural Household Survey 8 Villages
Rural Poverty and The Small Farmers' Development Programme in Nepal (October 1979)
Decent Work Country Programme For Nepal 2008 – 2012
Programme Management Department: IFAD’s Operational Framework For Scaling Up Results
Review Document for Mid Term Evaluation Team
Capacity Assessment and Institutional Development Guidelines for MEDEP Supported Organization
PROMOTING INFORMED POLICY DIALOGUE ON MIGRATION, REMITTANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN NEPAL
Employment Permit System
The ILO in Nepal
100 result(s) found.