Research

The HTiL will also act as a conduit for researching issues surrounding displacement, migration and integration to responsibly interact with frontline organisations working with the displaced and with host communities.

Below is a selection of pending research projects under discussion with partners, as well as links to research material we have found very useful in our work to develop and deploy MyInform which we hope others may also find useful.


Africa (general)

Reveal Africa (general) Links

FRAUGHT WITH RISK pdf. Niger is a West African landlocked country. Despite being considered a stable country it is surrounded by countries that are directly affected by conflict. Insufficient access to livelihoods and problems with having civil documentation issued are just some of the challenges faced by migrants living there. HTIL recently shared Niger and Policy experiments. This article shows the reality of what little is being done and indeed how under the guise of humanitarian assistance this situation is being exacerbated.

UNHCR UGANDA Refugees and asylum-seekers 2018

Food Security and Nutrition Assessment in Host Community Final Report pdf 2018

ACTED – Annual Report 2017

UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report – April 2018-pdf

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN MOGADISHU?Experiences of multi-sited embeddedness among diaspora youth

Refugee influx in Uganda Discussing refugee influx from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda

United Nations Development Programme – Livelihoods- focused Rapid Needs Assessment and Programme Development Report Bidibidi and Mungula ll Refugee Settlements in West Nile, Uganda 2016

The participation of urban displaced populations in (in)formal markets: contrasting experiences in Kampala,Uganda  Displaced populations depend on participation in formal and informal markets for livelihood generation. This paper examines the participation of refugee and IDP populations in markets in Kampala – the capital of a country with one of the largest refugee populations in the world.

Symptom severity relates to cognitive and psycho-social dysfunctioningA study with Congolese refugees in Uganda researching the association between trauma-related disorders and cognitive and psycho-social functioning.

Birth registration of South Sudanese refugee children: the view from Uganda

UNHCR Operation update Uganda July 2018

The psychosocial impact of discrimination on adolescent refugees in urban Uganda explores the pervasive nature of discrimination against urban refugees and its effects on adolescent well-being.

Sustainable livelihoods in Ugandan refugee settings Brigitte Rohwerder explores the factors that help or inhibit sustainable livelihoods in refugee settings.

Leave No One Behind comes directly from the UN SDG’s and it is those governments, CSOs, NGOs, Charities, policymakers, and organisations that are committed to realising the SDGs that we seek to serve with our MyInform Hub. The following link accesses the 2017 United Nations statistics divisions report on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators

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China

Reveal China (general) Links

Social Media use in Industrial China – Xinyuan Wang A pdf of research where Xinyuan Wang spent 15 months living among a community of migrants in a small factory town in southeast China to track their use of social media.

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EU (general)

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Europe and the global challenge of migration

2018 Arrivals to Europe PDF

Into the Interstices: Everyday Practices of Refugees and Their Supporters in Europe’s Migration ‘Crisis’. Sociology, June 2018, Vol.52(3), pp.587-603

SAFE BUT NOT SETTLED: The impact of family separation on refugees in the UK

Refugees without refuge: Findings from a survey of newly recognized refugees

ACTED – Annual Report 2017

“Integration of Refugees in Europe as a joint municipal development” – A partner project pending funding, in which MyInform will be proud to be engaged.

Considering how ”immigrant – skeptic movements” have gained salience and at times political representation in numerous European countries over the last number of years. This MPI report explores ideas around the migration debate in Germany since the 1950s, a country that was emerging from a recession while it embarked on reforming its immigration laws. It considers the mixed public responses and other interesting developments in order to achieve a deeper understanding of  Migration and Integration in Germany from 2005 to 2015.

Ahad and Benton MPI explore how the ‘rising numbers of young immigrants and refugees entering European schools following the 2015–16 migration crisis strained system capacity and injected new urgency into debates about how to support diverse learners and their families’. Examining the challenges facing the education systems in Europe and identifying what can be done to improve migrant inclusion in schools and in broader ways in society. What challenges do young immigrants and refugees face? Some challenges identified in this report include children’s linguistic backgrounds, their experiences with formal education and their needs for psychosocial support.

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Greece (general)

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Greece Aegean Islands Fact Sheet – 1-30 June 2018

2018 Arrivals to Europe PDF

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Italy

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Human Trafficking and other exploitative practices survey PDF

2018 Arrivals to Europe PDF

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Lesvos

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Report on Rights Violations and Resistance in Lesvos

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Libya

Reveal Libya (general) Links

DTM Libya Migrant Report 

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Uganda

Reveal Uganda (general) Links

Refugee influx in Uganda Discussing refugee influx from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda

UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation UNICEF Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report – April 2018-pdf

Food Security and Nutrition Assessment in Host Community Final Report pdf 2018

UNHCR UGANDA Refugees and asylum-seekers 2018

The participation of urban displaced populations in (in)formal markets: contrasting experiences in Kampala,Uganda  Displaced populations depend on participation in formal and informal markets for livelihood generation. This paper examines the participation of refugee and IDP populations in markets in Kampala – the capital of a country with one of the largest refugee populations in the world.

Symptom severity relates to cognitive and psycho-social dysfunctioningA study with Congolese refugees in Uganda researching the association between trauma-related disorders and cognitive and psycho-social functioning.

The psychosocial impact of discrimination on adolescent refugees in urban Uganda explores the pervasive nature of discrimination against urban refugees and its effects upon adolescent well-being.

Revenue Statistics in Africa:Uganda

Birth registration of South Sudanese refugee children: the view from Uganda

UNHCR Operation update Uganda July 2018

Humanity and Inclusion- Federal Information – Country Card Uganda – 2017

ACTED – Annual Report 2017

United Nations Development Programme – Livelihoods- focused Rapid Needs Assessment and Programme Development Report Bidibidi and Mungula ll Refugee Settlements in West Nile, Uganda 2016

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General

– pending research projects under discussion with partners, as well as links to research material we have found very useful in our work to develop and deploy MyInform which we hope others may also find useful.

HOW DOES THE ASYLUM SYSTEM REALLY WORK? What is the difference between an asylum seeker and a refugee?

FRAUGHT WITH RISK pdf. Niger is a West African landlocked country. Despite being considered a stable country it is surrounded by countries that are directly affected by conflict. Insufficient access to livelihoods and problems with having civil documentation issued are just some of the challenges faced by migrants living there. HTIL recently shared Niger and Policy experiments. This article shows the reality of what little is being done and indeed how under the guise of humanitarian assistance this situation is being exacerbated.

ACTED – Annual Report 2017

US AND GLOBAL REFUGEE PROTECTION SYSTEM CMS’s work on refugee protection addresses a series of issues that has been of consuming international, state and local policy concern.

 

DATA PDF The data value chain describes the evolution of data from collection to analysis, dissemination,  in addition, the value chain can be applied to various types of data.

 

RESEARCH EVENT Storytelling about diversity

 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN MOGADISHU?Experiences of multi-sited embeddedness among diaspora youth

 

POLICY AND PRACTICE new approaches to migrant smuggling

 

Europe and the global challenge of migration

 

CROSS-MIGRATION  a new initiative for knowledge integration in the field of migration studies.

 

FINEX Financial Exclusion, Islamic Finance and Housing in the Nordic countries

 

The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) The Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS) sets out Nine Commitments that organisations and individuals involved in humanitarian response can use to improve the quality and effectiveness of the assistance they provide.

 

Refugee influx in Uganda Discussing refugee influx from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda

 

Smart Refugees How Syrian Asylum Migrants Use Social Media Information in Migration Decision-Making

 

Syrian Refugees and Information Precarity   Research with Syrian refugees living in a large refugee camp in Jordan. Exploring how they are using cell phones to cope with information precarity, a condition of information instability and insecurity that may result in heightened exposure to violence.

 

The participation of urban displaced populations in (in)formal markets: contrasting experiences in Kampala,Uganda  Displaced populations depend on participation in formal and informal markets for livelihood generation. This paper examines the participation of refugee and IDP populations in markets in Kampala – the capital of a country with one of the largest refugee populations in the world.

 

UNHCR Report  CONNECTING REFUGEES: How Internet and Mobile Connectivity can Improve Refugee Well-Being and Transform Humanitarian Action.

 

Social Media use in Industrial China – Xinyuan Wang A pdf of research where Xinyuan Wang spent 15 months living among a community of migrants in a small factory town in southeast China to track their use of social media.

 

Symptom severity relates to cognitive and psycho-social dysfunctioningA study with Congolese refugees in Uganda researching the association between trauma-related disorders and cognitive and psycho-social functioning.

 

The psychosocial impact of discrimination on adolescent refugees in urban Uganda explores the pervasive nature of discrimination against urban refugees and its effects upon adolescent well-being.

 

Sustainable livelihoods in Ugandan refugee settings Brigitte Rohwerder explores the factors that help or inhibit sustainable livelihoods in refugee settings.

 

Proposal: Researching Livelihoods in MENA

This current research report we are proud to include as part of our PoC as a pilot project; researching will be supported by MyInform on several levels to accelerate and increase impact. [Including complex relational search via our HTiL engine in the desk researching phase. Inclusion of relevant Q&A sequences in MyInform Chat to deliver near real-time data relevant to report on the target locations/camps,  visualisation of results for analysis, building of toolkits and cooperating in the building of PPP for implementation phase].

 

“Integration of Refugees in Europe as a joint municipal development” – A partner project pending funding, in which MyInform will be proud to be engaged.

 

Danish Refugee Council – a great research resource with indepth generic infographics etc on migration.

 

Leave No One Behind comes directly from the UN SDG’s and it is those governments, CSOs, NGOs, Charities, policymakers, and organisations that are committed to realising the SDGs that we seek to serve with our MyInform Hub. The following link accesses the 2017 United Nations statistics divisions report on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators

 

Considering how ”immigrant – skeptic movements” have gained salience and at times political representation in numerous European countries over the last number of years. This MPI report explores ideas around the migration debate in Germany since the 1950s, a country that was emerging from a recession while it embarked on reforming its immigration laws. It considers the mixed public responses and other interesting developments in order to achieve a deeper understanding of  Migration and Integration in Germany from 2005 to 2015.

 

Ahad and Benton MPI explore how the ‘rising numbers of young immigrants and refugees entering European schools following the 2015–16 migration crisis strained system capacity and injected new urgency into debates about how to support diverse learners and their families’. Examining the challenges facing the education systems in Europe and identifying what can be done to improve migrant inclusion in schools and in broader ways in society. What challenges do young immigrants and refugees face? Some challenges identified in this report include children’s linguistic backgrounds, their experiences with formal education and their needs for psychosocial support.

 

Data for Development  Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development.To improve the production, management, and use of data in poor countries. Considering innovations in technology and innovations in approach that will make an ongoing difference to a country’s statistical system.

 

 

 

 

If you wish to support our efforts in cash or kind, or if you would like a similar report proposal commissioned for a specific region or smaller geo location that concerns your department or organisation, please be in touch (info@humantechlab.org).  We will look forward to reviewing your proposal at your earliest convenience.