Addressing the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis
With the situation in Venezuela getting worse and no resolution in sight, the international community must prepare itself for the possibility that migrants from the country will be displaced for a protracted period. This means that the response must go beyond meeting immediate humanitarian needs. Cindy Huang and Kate Gough from the Center for Global Development propose and outline several priorities which include regularizing Venezuelans’ legal status, forging a regional response, improving local service delivery, and stepping up US engagement in the region.
Report: The Linkages between Migration, Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development
A joint FAO, IFAD, IMO, WFP report highlights the role of agriculture and rural development in addressing the drivers of migration, with food (in)security playing a central role.