Actions

Benin II: Climate change, environmental degradation and migration

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of the Living Environment and Sustainable Development of Benin (General Directorate for the Environment and Climate (DGEC)) / Ministry of Planning and Development (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE))
Experts involved: EU MS Experts / Regional Experts
Time Frame: December 2020 - ongoing

Objective

In 2020, the Ministry of the Living Environment and Sustainable Development (MCVDD) and the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) have request support from MIEUX+ to improve assistance to migrants displaced by climate change and environmental degradation in Benin.

Specific objectives:

  • Support the efforts of the Beninese Government to integrate environmentally induced migration into national planning.

Activities

Activity 1: Fact-finding mission

Activity 2: Webinars on data collection and policy on environmentally induced migration

Activity 3: Development of a Baseline Study on environmentally induced migration in Benin

Activity 4: Development of tools for data collection on environmentally induced migration

Activity 5: Development of a Background Paper on mainstreaming environmentally induced migration in Benin

Results and outputs

  • Baseline Study on environmentally induced migration in Benin
  • Tools for data collection on environmentally induced migration
  • Background Paper on mainstreaming environmentally induced migration in Benin