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Households and communities in the Pacific islands are increasingly likely to have some of their most productive members regularly absent due to growing opportunities for seasonal work abroad. If these absences are costly for the family left…

October 2009

This paper discusses best practices in temporary labour migration programs in the Asia Pacific region in each stage of the migration process – recruitment and selection, predeparture preparation, at the destination, and upon return. In addition,…

March 2009

This paper critically examines the social and cultural elements involved in seafaring and explores how a seafaring lifestyle has affected aspects of the te katei ni Kiribati, the “I-Kiribati way of life”.

Author: Maria…

June 2007