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The Human Cost of the Climate Crisis: Solutions to the intersection of modern slavery, migration and climate change (MSIF III)

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In consortium, Anti-Slavery International (ASI), OKUP, and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has secured funding from the UK Government’s Modern Slavery Innovation Fund (MSIF III) to implement this project.

Project Overall Objective

To address this issue create a body of research/data to increase awareness of the nexus between climate-induced migrations and modern slavery among policymakers, key stakeholders and government representatives and push them to take concrete and meaningful action to reduce this vulnerability and work towards a world free from forms of exploitation.

Specific Objective

  • To increase awareness about the nexus between climate-induced migration and modern slavery at the international and national level
  • To increase the formal recognition of the nexus in international and national policy spaces and documents
  • To engage Governments and other stakeholders use the project’s evidence (and knowledge map) on the vulnerability to modern slavery of climate-induced migrants, and how to tackle this, to take concrete and meaningful action to reducing this vulnerability

Project Focus Area

  • Research and Policy Advocacy

Geographic Area

Pirojpur (Mathbaria Upazila) and Sylhet (Gowainghat Upazila)

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