08 January 2018

Regional Focus: Africa


The African Approach to Regional Integration and Migration (Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa, Dec. 2017) [text]

"An Analysis of Forced Migration from Zimbabwe," Migration Studies, Advance Articles, 22 Dec. 2017 [abstract]

The Camp Beyond the City: Kakuma and the Development of a Camp Ecology (AMMODI Blog, Dec. 2017) [text]

Key Legal Considerations on the Standards of Treatment of Refugees Recognized under the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa (UNHCR, Dec. 2017) [text]

Not Time to Go Home: Unsustainable Returns of Refugees to Somalia (Amnesty International, Dec. 2017) [text]

Recognizing the Economic Winners and Losers of Hosting Refugees (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2017) [text]

"The REFANI-S Study Protocol: A Non-randomised Cluster Controlled Trial to Assess the Role of an Unconditional Cash Transfer, a Non-food Item Kit, and Free Piped Water in Reducing the Risk of Acute Malnutrition among Children Aged 6–59 Months Living in Camps for Internally Displaced Persons in the Afgooye Corridor, Somalia," BMC Public Health, 17:632 (July 2017) [open access]

*A Review of the Legal Framework Relating to the Proposed Closure of the Dadaab Refugee Camp and Repatriation of Somali Refugees (Norwegian Refugee Council, Nov. 2017) [text]

The Role of Regional Integration in Tackling the Root Causes of Displacement in the East African Community (SSRN, Dec. 2017) [text]

The UN Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees: A New Solution to Migration Management, or More of the Same?, SAIIA Occasional Paper, no. 273 (South African Institute of International Affairs, Nov. 2017) [text]

"Uninformed Decisions and Missing Networks: The Return of Refugees from Kenya to Somalia," Espace Populations Sociétés = Space Populations Societies, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

"‘What other choice do I have?': How Debt-ridden Refugees are Being Forced to Return to a War Zone," Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2017 [text]


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African Migration, Mobility, and Displacement (AMMODI) [access]
- New research network featuring a blog with Research notes, Policy notes, and Field notes, as well as event & CFP listings, and other information references.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (15 Dec. 2017)

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