Migration and protracted crises


The focus of this course is on forced migration due to protracted crisis situations, including both natural and human-made disasters and conflict. It explains key concepts of migration and categories of migrants and defines the drivers and impacts of forced migration in situations of protracted crisis. It also clarifies how forced migration is relevant to the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) mandate and strategic objectives, how FAO works programmatically through the forced migration cycle, and how forced migration considerations can be integrated into policies and programmes regarding protracted crises.


Target audience:

  • United Nations Country Teams and FAO Staff;
  • Planners, policy formulators and advisors on migration, agriculture and rural development;
  • Managers and technical staff in the ministries responsible for agriculture, rural development, migration, employment and others.


System requirements:

  • The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player;
  • The downloadable version only runs on Windows PCs and no additional software is needed.