Cecilia Tacoli's blog posts

10 April 2017 |

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of zero hunger by 2030 means taking account of changes in both rural and urban contexts. Cecilia Tacoli reports back from a workshop organised with IFAD on some of the issues raised.

18 March 2015 |

Amid concerns rural migrants transfer poverty to urban areas, Cecila Tacoli makes the case for citizenship rights and proactive planning for urban growth to reduce disadvantage and poverty

31 March 2014 |

A balloon, a camera and some interviews are helping researchers map a hidden aspect of food insecurity in an informal settlement in Nairobi.

16 November 2011 |

After years of alarmist predictions of hundreds of millions of climate refugees fleeing their homes, there is now a broad-based consensus that while the impacts of climate change will increase the number of migrants, it is not the only factor that drives people to move.