From Rural to Global Labor: Transnational Migration and Agrarian Change in Indonesia and the Philippines

Flordeliz Agra • Ratih Dewayanti • Subekti Mahanani • Deni Mukbar • Indrasari Tjandraningsih 1 more
Report AKATIGA • March 2010 Indonesia • Philippines

Abstract

This project studies the impacts of overseas migration on a number of transformations in two villages in Indonesia and the Philippines. The project has focused its attention on the impacts of remittances on land ownership and practice of agriculture. It elaborates on the contexts or reasons behind the promotion, active promotion of the government in sending low-wage workers. It identifies and studies the relationship between transnational migration, remittances and the changing agrarian conditions.

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AKATIGA

AKATIGA is a Bandung-based research institute founded in 1991 as a result of a partnership betwee... see more

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Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program

  • Funding Provider in Quezon City, Philippines
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The SEASREP Foundation aims to promote Southeast Asian studies through various research, study an... see more