• Migration of Health Workers from Nepal

    Migration of Health Workers from Nepal

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Jeevan Baniya, Neha Choudhary and Ashim Bhattarai

    Published Date: March 2017

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: ILO

    This report provides an overview of the current situation relating to the stock and outflow of Nepali health care workers to third countries. Presenting the findings of a survey with undergraduate medical and nursing students, the report discusses the factors driving Nepali health workers to seek employment opportunities abroad. The report also reviews international as well a..

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  • Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact

    Labour Migration and the Remittance Economy: The Socio-Political Impact

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Ang Sanu Lama, Jeevan Baniya, Jacob Rinck, Kalpana Jha & Amrita Gurung

    Published Date: March 2017

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: CESLAM

    Based on a study conducted in five districts, this report looks at the impact of labour migration on the economy, society, and politics at the community level. It provides an insight into how remittance is changing the economic outlook of households while highlighting differences between migrant and non-migrant households. The report examines transformations in society caused..

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  • Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Ashim Bhattarai and Dinesh Pathak

    Published Date: September 2015

    Publication Type: Report

    Published by: International Labor Organization

    With more than half a million Nepalis, mainly the youth, leaving the country every year to seek employment opportunities abroad, it has become important to leverage the benefits of migration by examining the labour market situation in both sending and receiving countries. This study presents an in-depth overview of Nepal's labour migration sector in Nepal, including trend..

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  • Migration for Labour and its Impact on Farm Production in Nepal

    Migration for Labour and its Impact on Farm Production in Nepal

    Author(s): Amina Maharjan, Seigfried Bauer and Beatrice Knerr

    Published Date: June 2013

    Publication Type: Working Paper

    Published by: CESLAM

    Even though Nepal is predominantly an agrarian country, migration is increasingly becoming an important livelihood strategy for farm households in rural Nepal. Migrants head out to various destinations, which, for the purpose of this study, have been broadly categorised into India and overseas. Despite the rise in this phenomenon, little is understood about the impact of migr..

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