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A third of migrant households in Sunsari remain poor

While migration is seen as a driver of economic upliftment for families, not everyone has been able to walk out of poverty even after migrating to overseas in search of better opportunities.

The research also came out with the results that suggest about 30 percent households, who were previously better off, became rather poorer after migrating overseas in search of better lifestyle because of high debt, low-income at workplace and cheating.  Participants at an event, organised by Social Science Baha, International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and Center for International Forestry Research (Cifor), have discussed migration and its implications for land and social changes in Nepal.
Read more on The Kathmandu Post