“Food & Migration”: understanding the geopolitical nexus in the Euro-Mediterranean

On February 11 in Milan, a seminar organized by Unilab Unimi, Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, MacroGeo and CMCC Foundation, with the support of University of Milan. A geopolitical analysis that offers a wider understanding of flows and trends of the current and future interlinkages between food and migration, with a focus on the Mediterranean countries. Among the speakers, Antonio Bombelli, CMCC IAFES Division Director […]

Leonardo Innovation Award 2018: two CMCC PhD students among the winners

Third Place PhD students award to Paola Vesco and Gabriele Accarino with a project that explores the predictive potential offered by artificial intelligence tools to forecast future migration flows while identifying the most probable countries of origin and arrival in the medium-to-long term […]

Climate change and human migrations, understanding the geopolitical nexus in the Euro-Mediterranean

How food insecurity affects migration and vice versa? A new report analyses the nexus food-migration, with a focus on the trans-Mediterranean countries. CMCC researchers M. Santini, L. Caporaso, G. Barbato and S. Noce explore how climate change influences the past, present and future vulnerability of countries of origin, transit and destination of migrants […]

Climate, agriculture, migration: scientific results and possible scenarios

Food security, migrant emergency and climate induced displacement, with a focus on the current situation in Africa and in the Mediterranean area. Prof. Riccardo Valentini takes part to the conference organized by CNR with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers while attending the round-table focused on how to contribute to the success of the Paris Agreement […]

We need a new language to grasp the emerging diasporas

Climate change is an increasing cause of displacement across the world. «The language of immigration and refugees is insufficient to capture an emergent history», Saskia Sassen says […]

Climate change and migrations

Fostering a better understanding of climate-related migration will be a fundamental step in securing the future stability of our planet and action on poverty reduction. From Carlo Carraro’s Blog […]

People on the move: migration in the face of climate change

Put aside any prophecy of doom and let’s talk about something that could be used as a resilience-enhancing strategy. Koko Warner, United Nations University, on migration in the face of climate change […]