Environmental risk, resilience and migration: implications for natural resource management and agriculture

Type

Journal Article

Author(s)

Deshingkar, P.

Title

Environmental risk, resilience and migration: implications for natural resource management and agriculture

Year

2012

Journal

Environmental Research Letters

Vol (No), pp

7(1), 015603

Abstract

This letter probes the causal links between migration, remittances and resilience to environmental change. Three case studies have been chosen, Western Mexico, the Central Plateau of Burkina Faso and Eastern India, where satellite imagery shows recent regeneration of vegetative cover and where there is evidence of high rates of migration. The findings are analysed through a framework that draws on concepts of ecological anthropology, new economics of labour theories and livelihood analyses of migration drivers and impacts.

Citation

Deshingkar, P. (2012). “Environmental risk, resilience and migration: implications for natural resource management and agriculture.” Environmental Research Letters 7(1): 015603.
URL : http://stacks.iop.org/1748-9326/7/i=1/a=015603