Environmental Migration in Turkey: Challenges, recognition and implications for policy

Due to increasing implications of climate change and other environmental degradations on the livelihoods of people, it has become significantly important to consider migration as an adaptation strategy. In the case of Turkey, one of the main economic sectors affected by climate change is agriculture. The increase in temperature, melting of glaciers and the change in rain patterns raise the frequency of droughts and heat waves, causing shortages of water in the periods for cultivation, a situation that threatens food security. The decrease in agricultural production causes migration to urban cities and change of profession.

Autor: Tina Čadež y Mariana Hernandez Hevia

Fecha: Diciembre 2016

Extensión: 9 páginas

Disponible en: Inglés

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