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New Project on Migration and Climate Adaptation

The MiFOOD Network and the Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) are delighted to announce the award of a new three-year project grant by the Government of ...
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MiFOOD researchers in Singapore publish new paper on migrant domestic workers and transnational foodcare chains

MiFOOD researchers in Singapore publish a new paper titled "Migrant domestic workers and transnational foodcare chains in pandemic times" in the journal Geographical Research. Drawing ...
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MiFOOD team presents research findings at the 25th SALISES Conference in Jamaica

The MiFOOD team attended the 25th SALISES Conference at the University of the West Indies Mona campus in Kingston, Jamaica from May 1 to May ...
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New Project on Migration and Climate Adaptation

The MiFOOD Network and the Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) are delighted to announce the award of a new three-year project grant by the Government of ...
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MiFOOD researchers in Singapore publish new paper on migrant domestic workers and transnational foodcare chains

MiFOOD researchers in Singapore publish a new paper titled "Migrant domestic workers and transnational foodcare chains in pandemic times" in the journal Geographical Research. Drawing ...

LATEST MiFOOD PAPERS

Enforcement and Exclusion: COVID-19 Policies, Urban Migrants, and Food Insecurity in Pandemic South Africa

Jonathan Crush and Sean Sithole

On March 5th, 2020, South Africa recorded its first official case of COVID-19 when a South African tourist returning from a holiday in northern Italy tested positive. The number of excess deaths is now over 300,000. The policy response to the pandemic is widely regarded as amongst the most draconian in Africa. In 2020, the government imposed a stay-at-home lockdown…

Migrant Remittances, Food Security and Multi-Local Households: Ghanaian Labour Migration to Qatar

Bernard Owusu and Jonathan Crush

This paper investigates the impact of migrant remittances on food security among multi-local households within Ghana and Qatar, focusing on the experiences of Ghanaian labour migrants. Through a mixed-methods approach comprising household surveys in Ghana and in-depth interviews with migrants in Qatar conducted from March to June 2023, the paper explores how remittances influence the food security status of recipient…

Refugee Migration and Urban Food Security: Somali Migrants in Nairobi, Kenya

Zack Ahmed, Jonathan Crush, Samuel Owuor and Elizabeth Onyango

This paper investigates the relationship between refugee migration and urban food security, focusing on Somali migrants in Nairobi, Kenya. Despite the abundance of literature on urban refugees and their economic integration, scant research has addressed their food security challenges. Utilizing a household survey conducted in Nairobi’s Eastleigh neighborhood, the paper explores the levels, determinants, and spatial variations of food security…

LATEST MiFOOD PAPERS

Enforcement and Exclusion: COVID-19 Policies, Urban Migrants, and Food Insecurity in Pandemic South Africa

Jonathan Crush and Sean Sithole

On March 5th, 2020, South Africa recorded its first official case of COVID-19 when a South African tourist returning from a holiday in northern Italy tested positive. The number of excess deaths is now over 300,000. The policy response to the pandemic is widely regarded as amongst the most draconian in Africa. In 2020, the government imposed a stay-at-home lockdown…

Migrant Remittances, Food Security and Multi-Local Households: Ghanaian Labour Migration to Qatar

Bernard Owusu and Jonathan Crush

This paper investigates the impact of migrant remittances on food security among multi-local households within Ghana and Qatar, focusing on the experiences of Ghanaian labour migrants. Through a mixed-methods approach comprising household surveys in Ghana and in-depth interviews with migrants in Qatar conducted from March to June 2023, the paper explores how remittances influence the food security status of recipient…

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