Remittance Dynamics and Land Change

Goals and Objectives

The primary goal of this Working Group is to gather together a critical mass of interested  land system scientists to examine the multiple facets of remittance dynamics and change in land  systems throughout the world. There is a knowledge gap that needs to be addressed and the time  is now ripe to attempt a synthesis. A key output of this goal is the production of a high-profile journal article describing a theoretical framework for the study of remittances in land systems,  illustrating processes and patterns from case studies across the world, and articulating remaining  challenges and ways forward. This output will serve as the catalyst for outreach and engagement  with the broader policy community engaged in questions of both land and migration.


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January 28, 2021

We are pleased to announce three new GLP Working Groups that launched at the start of 2021. They are: Agricultural Land Abandonment as a Global Land-use Change Phenomenon, Global Dryland Socio-Ecological Systems and Remittance Dynamics and Land Change. If these topics are of interest to you, please join one or more of the WGs today.

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