Erratic rainfall, land salinity and cyclones are affecting the livelihoods of tea planters in India, rice growers in Bangladesh and fishermen in Indonesia. What are the strategies they are adopting to cope and survive?
In the world’s fourth-largest country, Indonesia, the number of annual regular migrants has increased from less than 100,000 in 1990 to about 500,000 in 2013. But is the pursuit of migration as a development strategy supporting economic, social, and political empowerment in communities of origin?
A recent conference organized by the JustJobs Network (JJN) in Washington, D.C. focused on charting out an agenda for "inclusive growth" – an aim that has found its way into the rhetoric of governments, development agencies, and international financial institutions.