Labor Shortage and Changes in Land Use Patterns: Experiences from Migrant Communities in Ethiopia and Nepal

Author(s): Arjun Kharel, Fraser Sugden and Mengistu Dessalegn

Year of Publication: 2023

Published by: CESLAM

This brief explores how households and communities cope with labor shortages resulting from out-migration and whether labor shortages lead to any changes in land use patterns. We answer these questions by using qualitative and survey data collected under the AGRUMIG research project in migrant communities in Bhojpur and Dhanusha in Nepal and in the Gamo Highlands in Ethiopia.

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