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Environmental Change and Migration
Vulnerability and Resilience in the Context of Environmental Change and Migration
March 19, 2015World Bank, MC 6-100

The results of following three papers on vulnerability and resilience in the context of environmental change and migration, commissioned by the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Environmental Change and Migration, will be presented by the speakers.

The results of following three papers on vulnerability and resilience in the context of environmental change and migration, commissioned by the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Environmental Change and Migration, will be presented by the speakers:

Soumyadeep Banerjee, Dominic Kniveton, Richard Black and Suman Bisht
Do financial remittances build household level adaptive capacity?
A case study of the flood affected villages of Upper Assam in India

Marco Venier and Barbara Bendandi
Vulnerability and resilience in West Africa:
Understanding human mobility in the context of land degradation

Caroline Zickgraf, Sara Vigila, Florence de Longuevillea, Pierre Ozerb, and François Gemenne
The Impact of Vulnerability and Resilience to Environmental Changes
on Mobility Patterns in West Africa

Light lunch will be served

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  • Speakers

    Dominic Kniveton
    Professor of Climate Change and Society, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex
  • Caroline Zickgraf
    Chair of Environmental Risks, Centre d’Études de l’Ethnicité et des Migrations, Institut des Sciences Humaines et Sociales, University of Liege
  • Marco Venier
    Sahel Programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Chair:

    Dilip Ratha
    Lead Economist, Migration and Remittances Unit, World Bank, and Head, Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD)
KNOMAD Event
  • Date: March 19, 2015
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:00 PM
  • Venue: World Bank, MC 6-100
  • CONTACT: Gloria Butron
  • gbutron@worldbank.org