Policy analysis: climate change and migration Bangladesh

This paper first looks at why, how, where and when does migration become an effective adaptation strategy. Then it gives a snapshot of the changing migration patterns in Bangladesh. It examines how policies evolve to addresses the issue of climate change and migration in the broader contexts of development and disaster risk reduction. It then draws lessons from the detailed analyses in the above sections and finally suggests a few measures that could mainstream migration as an adaptive strategy into the evolving policies of Bangladesh.