Global Programme on Migration and Development is a partner in the SDC
Learning Journey on "Urban, Peri-Urban Development Dynamics". In this context, the network on agriculture and food security
has launched an online discussion on urban-rural linkages and their
implications for international cooperation in the 2030 era.
is key in understanding urban-rural linkages or rather the functioning
of territorial systems around cities, considering that migrants link
different territories through multiple connections and value chains,
such as financial transfers, know-how exchange, business relations and
We would therefore like to encourage the SDC
Migration Network community to contribute to the ongoing online
discussion by bringing in reflections about how the urban-rural linkages
fostered by migrants can be leveraged for sustainable development.
The online discussion focuses on the following key questions:
Please note that to join the discussion, you need to register for the closed user group first.
To stimulate your reflections on migration and urban-rural linkages we invite you to watch the video of an input made by Bettina Etter, Program Officer at GPMD, at the launching event of the new partnership between the Cities Alliance and SDC on migration.
We look forward to your active participation and a lively debate!
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