Migrating to tackle climate variability and change? Insights from coastal fishing communities in Bangladesh

Research article by Susannah Mary Sallu, Monirul Islam, Klaus Hubacek, Jouni Paavola on 2 Jun 2014

There is an on-going debate about climate-induced migration but little empirical evidence. We examine how climate-induced migration has impacted vulnerability and adaptation of a coastal fishing community in Bangladesh. We used household surveys, interviews and focus group discussions to compare fishery dependent households who migrated from Kutubdia Island to mainland with those who stayed behind. […]

Business and development: Changing discourses in the extractive industries

Research article by James Van Alstine on 1 Jun 2014

This paper identifies how organisational field dynamics have changed over time within the field of business and development. Using the extractive industries as the empirical setting, development agency policy documents and corporate reports are analysed in order to identify convergence and divergence of discourses and changing institutional logics. The business-development organisational field became structured around […]