Migration, Remittances and Forests

Disentangling the Impact of Population and Economic Growth on Forests By: Sailesh Tiwari and Keshav Bhattarai International migration has increased rapidly in recent decades and this has been accompanied by a remarkable increase in transfers made by migrants to their home countries.

More and Better Jobs in South Asia

The region has created just under 800,000 jobs per month during the past two decades, a rate that broadly tracks growth in its working age population.

Migration and Development Brief 17: Outlook for Remittance Flows 2012-14

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries are estimated to have reached $ 351 billion in 2011, an 8 percent increase over $325 billion in 2010. This rate of increase is higher than our earlier forecast of 7.3 percent growth (see Migration and Development Brief 16 released on May 23, 2011).

Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from El Salvador

This paper investigates the impact of remittances on financial inclusion.

The Qatar-Nepal Remittance Corridor

The Qatar-Nepal Remittance Corridor: Enhancing the Impact and Integrity of Remittance Flows by Reducing Inefficiencies in the Migration Process

Migration and Development Brief 16: Outlook for Remittance Flows 2011-2013

Officially recorded remittances sent to developing countries reached $325 billion, registering a quick recovery to the level in 2008 (table 1 and figure 1).

Diaspora for Development in Africa

Diaspora for Development in Africa aims to consolidate research and evidence on these issues with a view to formulating policies in both sending and receiving countries.

Remittance Markets in Africa

This book presents findings of surveys of remittance service providers conducted in eight Sub-Saharan African countries and in three key destination countries.

WB: Leveraging Migration for Africa

With about 30 million Africans living outside their home countries, migration is a vital lifeline for the continent. Yet African governments need to do more to realize the full economic benefits of the phenomenon.

Effective Regulatory and Supervisory Systems in the Caribbean

Caribbean Remittance Forum on Enhancing the Efficiency and Integrity of Remittance Transfers through Effective Regulatory and Supervisory Systems in the Caribbean