The Migration and Food Security in the Global South (MiFOOD) Project designs and implements a new and innovative high-impact global research and knowledge mobilization agenda focused on the neglected interactions between migration and food security.

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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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MiFOOD researchers contribute to newly published “Research Handbook on Migration, Gender, and COVID-19”

MiFOOD researchers contribute to the newly published book "Research Handbook on Migration, Gender and COVID-19" that investigates the immediate and longer-term implications of the pandemic ...
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MiFOOD team in Ecuador organized the workshop and photo exhibit “Migration and Food (In)Security: Resilient Narratives and Post-pandemic Memory”

The MiFOOD team in Ecuador organized the workshop and photo exhibit "Migration and Food (In)Security: Resilient Narratives and Post-pandemic Memory". The project team presented the ...
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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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MiFOOD researchers contribute to newly published “Research Handbook on Migration, Gender, and COVID-19”

MiFOOD researchers contribute to the newly published book "Research Handbook on Migration, Gender and COVID-19" that investigates the immediate and longer-term implications of the pandemic ...

LATEST MiFOOD PAPERS

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…

Informal Cross-Border Traders and Food Trade during the Pandemic in Zimbabwe

Abel Chikanda

The collapse of Zimbabwe’s economy in the 2000s resulted in the country relying largely on food imports from other countries, especially from South Africa. Informal cross-border traders have become crucial players in the country’s food economy, playing an important role in the importation of food as well as its retail across the country. Cross-border trading also provides employment opportunities to…

LATEST MiFOOD PAPERS

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…

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