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More people migrate internally in many countries
Southeast Asia
Thailand2
Viet Nam
Cambodia
Lao PDR
Indonesia8
China
South Asia
Bangladesh
India
Regional migration
The feminization of migration
Problems faced by migrants
The inadequacy of quantitative surveys
Inability to capture part-time occupations and unregistered migrants
Serious underestimation of mobility
Missing rural-rural migration
B. Poverty and Internal Migration
Box 1: Migration as a Survival or Accumulation Strategy
New pull factors
Box 2: Urbanization
Is there more migration from poorer villages?
Are internal remittances contributing to poverty reduction?
Poverty reduction at the household level
Box 3: How remittances are invested
Migration and inequality
Remittances and overall economic growth
Investment by migrants and returnees in sending areas
C. Policy and Programmatic Approaches and Good Practice
Current policy approaches
Policies aimed at labour supply and demand
Policies aimed at reducing the risks and costs of migration
Migrant-friendly financial services
Welfare funds
Policies aimed at enhancing human capacity
Programmes aimed at improving the understanding of migration
Policies aimed at maximizing the benefits of migration
Policies on urban development
Policies on rural development
Incorporating migration into development policy
A policy framework
Fostering rural-urban linkages
Moving away from a focus on agriculture as the sole route to poverty reduction
Predicting collapse and supporting diversification
The informal economy
Box 4: The bicycle rickshaw economy and policy challenges
Research needs and means of information sharing
Conclusions
References
The Migrant Labour Support Programme (MLSP)35
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_REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA

_REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA

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Published by: Sheikh Serajul Hakim on Apr 16, 2011
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