Research Dissemination and Policy Workshop on: Labour Outmigration, Agriculture Change and Consequences for Left Behind Women
A one-day Research Dissemination and Policy Workshop on: Labour Outmigration, Agriculture Change and Consequences for Left Behind Women. Was conducted on December 18, 2017 at Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop was jointly organized by the Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal (ISER-N), the Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) in Nepal, DFID-ESRC Growth Research and the Population Studies Center (PSC) at the University of Michigan (UM), USA with financial support from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), UK. The goal of the workshop was to share the empirical findings generated through rigorous scientific investigation of labour out-migration, agricultural change and its consequences for left-behind women and foster policy dialogue to integrate findings with policy. Additionally, the workshop also aimed to facilitate cross-disciplinary interaction among scientists and research scholars, crucial for building a foundation for interdisciplinary research, education and public policy. Altogether 45 participants representing various agencies participated in the workshop.