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Difficult Terrain: Water, Climate Change and Migration in Morocco - Review Document and Analytical Framework

Sep 09, 2022
  • Author: Nicol A. / Aderghal M. and Patel P / CMI
    Type: Report/Study

This study established an analytical framework to help place migration within broader development processes, including other sectoral legislation, in order to address these intricate interconnections. The creation of cross-sector policy coherence can be facilitated by adapting this framework to future policy development. This element also stressed the significance of comprehending migration typologies. Which types of migration are pursued depends on a variety of circumstances, including distance, timing, and other related variables. This framework analyzes probable climate and non-climate drivers. These are then split into agricultural, environmental, economic, and sociopolitical categories and evaluated in connection to migration consequences. The complex interlinkages between migration destination communities and home communities, where migrants send money, return with new knowledge and skills (social remittances), and invest in new forms of economic activity, are further strengthened by significant feedback loops from outcomes to impacts and back to drivers.

 

The report was produced in the context of the CMI-led program on “Water Security Nexus in North Africa: Catalyzing Regional Coordination Around Climate Change, Resilience and Migration”, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). 

 

Citation: Nicol, A., Aderghal, M. and Patel, P. (2022). Difficult Terrain: Water, Climate Change and Migration in Morocco. Review Document and Analytical Framework. “The Water Security Nexus in North Africa – Catalyzing Regional Coordination Around Climate Change, Resilience and Migration” Project. Marseille: Center for Mediterranean Integration and UNOPS

 

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