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Enriching Rural Communities through Migration for Sustainable Development

What is the relationship between migration and rural development, and how does this impact sustainable development? When migrants’ skills are effectively channeled, and their labour rights protected, migrant workers have the potential to help improve agricultural value chains and accelerate sustainable development outcomes for themselves, their families and communities. Listen to Garry’s story and FAO’s technical experts to understand what mainstreaming migration into rural development programmes means in practice. The video is a part of a #MigrationConnection series that has been produced by IOM through the “Mainstreaming Migration into International Cooperation and Development” (MMICD) initiative funded by the EU. For more information, please visit