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Froilan Malit Jr and Anurag Devkota

Froilan Malit Jr is an associate at the Gulf Labor Markets Migration (GLMM), a visiting scholar at Zayed University and a research fellow at the University of the Philippines.  Anurag Devkota is a human rights lawyer at Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice, Kathmandu

Bringing Skills Back? Lessons for Nepal’s Future Migration Policy Approach

Published On: July 23, 2022 07:02 AM NPT By: Froilan Malit Jr and Anurag Devkota

Remittances from overseas migrants have been a crucial component in keeping Nepal's economy afloat. With a contribution of 24.1 percent to the national economy in 2020, remittances have had a Dutch disease effect on the national economy.

Developing migration diplomacy

Published On: July 30, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Froilan Malit Jr and Anurag Devkota

Nepal should develop a migration diplomacy to safeguard rights and welfare of migrant workers, while maintaining long-term economic interests in the Gulf countries and beyond