Dilip Ratha

Type: Person
Name: Dilip Ratha
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pink Migration - rising tide of LGBT migrants?

@WBpeoplemove“Is it true there are lots of us [in the US] and I don’t have to hide?” - Fred, Uganda (living in Kenya Kakuma Refugee Camp)After its summer recess, the Kyrgyz parliament is set to examine a repressive law against sexual minorities, often ... [Published World Bank - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Gay, Refugees, Kenya
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Three questions for better immigration debates around the world

@WBpeoplemovePoliticians tend to get all the blame for immigration policies not working. But politicians are often doomed to fail on migration questions because there are deep-rooted problems with the way we all debate immigration and with what we expect ... [Published World Bank - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Internal Migration – Improving Welfare of the Rural Poor

@WBpeoplemoveSalauddin, a farmer, migrated to Dhaka (the capital) from a rural area of Bangladesh because of severe draught. He is now one of half million rickshaw-pullers. He spends only tk 100 a day and saves the rest; when having saved tk3000 (usually ... [Published World Bank - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Should the World Bank Become A Remittance Center?

@WBpeoplemoveLast week the New York Times featured an editorial suggesting that the World Bank should become a remittance center. Remittances are the "largest and arguably most effective antipoverty effort in the world.....financed by the poor themselves...,” ... [Published World Bank - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tomorrow I Will Be A Migrant

@WBpeoplemoveFor the US authorities I will still be “a legal alien”, but according to the UN definition I am going to be a migrant from tomorrow on. More precisely: I will be a long-term international migrant since I have been residing for more than twelve ... [Published World Bank - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Remittances: The Cost to Africa’s Diaspora

Africa’s diaspora face high charges on remittances and the world’s poorest region is burdened with the world’s highest money transfer fees, say the findings of a new report on remittances from ODIRemittances – the money sent home by migrant workers ... [Published Reconnect Africa - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Thinking rationally about settlement abandonment in a changing climate

@WBpeoplemoveGiven the coming impacts of climate change described in , it is time to start thinking rationally about settlement abandonment. Low-lying coastal areas and small islands are at long-term risk from sea level rise, but settlements in semi-arid ... [Published World Bank - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Remittances built the Philippines. Did they also ruin it?

zoom“Our children don’t listen to him when he tries to discipline them. He disappears with his friends as soon as he gets here after a year away.”Eleanor Obiedowhose husband works on a cargo shipPOZORRUBIO, PHILIPPINES—There is an art, Leslie Nakachima ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Migration megatrends – rooted in development

@WBpeoplemoveMigration has to happen, is happening, and will happen. We have to find ways to manage it and harness its benefits. Competition for skilled workers will increase even as there will be a need for creating more jobs for all.There are nearly ... [Published World Bank - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Western Union : Who needs Diaspora Banking?

A recently released report alleges that Western Union and Moneygram are charging a "super tax" on remittances to Africa . How could Diaspora Banking change the market?Western Union and Moneygram , the world's leading money transfer companies, have been ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World: Remittance rip-offs

Source: IRINCountry: Somalia, World LONDON, 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - All over the world migrant workers are sending money home to their families. The money pays hospital bills and school fees, buys land, builds houses and sets up small businesses. The cash ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]

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Pink Migration - rising tide of LGBT migrants? [Published World Bank - Jul 28 2014]
Three questions for better immigration debates ... [Published World Bank - Jul 24 2014]
Internal Migration – Improving Welfare of the R... [Published World Bank - Jul 22 2014]
Should the World Bank Become A Remittance Center? [Published World Bank - Jul 21 2014]
Tomorrow I Will Be A Migrant [Published World Bank - Jul 01 2014]
Remittances: The Cost to Africa’s Diaspora [Published Reconnect Africa - Jul 01 2014]
Thinking rationally about settlement abandonmen... [Published World Bank - Jun 30 2014]
Remittances built the Philippines. Did they als... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 30 2014]
Migration megatrends – rooted in development [Published World Bank - Jun 24 2014]
Western Union : Who needs Diaspora Banking? [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
World: Remittance rip-offs [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Beyond Remittances, Diaspora and Deve... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]
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