Reports & other publications

TRAFIG Poster with 10 Takeaways

TRAFIG Poster with 10 Takeaways

The poster visualizes 10 key takeaways resulting from the TRAFIG project. You can download the poster as PDF here. Read more

The DIGNITY Kwanza Method

The DIGNITY Kwanza Method

Online game developed by the TRAFIG team

Based on their joint empirical study in Tanzania, colleagues from Leiden University, Dignity Kwanza-Community Solutions and the VALUE foundation developed an online game to inform users about the lives and daily challenges of urban refugees in Tanzania.

The DIGNITY Kwanza Method is an online, interactive story-based simulation. It asks users to play the role of an advisor at DIGNITY Kwanza, a refugee advocacy NGO based in Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania). Users must critically reflect on the experiences of three fictional Congolese refugees who find... Read more

People First - New Solutions to the Challenge of Displacement

People First - New Solutions to the Challenge of Displacement

TRAFIG's Policy Brief for the Think7 engagement group advising the German G7 presidency has been published.

The Think7 is a group of experts and think tanks who are providing advice to Germany's G7 presidency. Benjamin Etzold (BICC), Martin Wagner and Caitlin Katsiaficas (both ICMPD) joint the Think 7 task force "International cooperation for the global common good" of the Think7 and contributed to developing policy recommendations for the G7/G20. Based on insights of TRAFIG research they wrote the policy brief People First - New Solutions to the Challenge of Displacement to promote a peop... Read more

Internal displacement and network connections in the DRC: Findings and Recommendations

Internal displacement and network connections in the DRC: Findings and Recommendations

Résumé des principaux resultats et des principales recommendations de l'étude sur les personnes déplacées et connectivites au Sud-Kivu en 2019-2020 / Kifupi ya matokeo ya utafiti juu ya wakimbizi na uhusiano ndani ya Kivu ya Kusini na pendekezo kwa 2019-2020

In French and Swahili

This document provides a short introduction in both French and Swahili of the special issue on protracted displacement in the DRC's South Kivu region and Internally Displaced Persons’ network connections that has been published by TRAFIG’s Congo team. We provide a short description of each of the articles, wh... Read more

Urban Displacement in Lebanon: Syrians in Tripoli

Urban Displacement in Lebanon: Syrians in Tripoli

By Robert Forster (CMI) and Abdalkarim Fares Abdalkader

CMI Report No. 5, November 2021

This fieldwork report documents key findings for the TRAFIG case study of Tripoli, Lebanon. The research in Lebanon took place in the context of TRAFIG’s comprehensive research on displaced Syrians in Jordan, the results of which can be found in TRAFIG Working Paper No. 6. The key findings explored in this report relate to TRAFIG Theme 3: Following the networks, and engage with Theme 1: Navigating through governance regimes and Theme 2: Living in Limbo to a more limited degree. Read more

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TRAFIG Ethics Guidelines

TRAFIG Ethics Guidelines

Ethical Challenges for Conducting Research with displaced people - Ethics Guidelines serve as guidance for TRAFIG field researchers

Research with people experiencing protracted displacement, who often find themselves in a socio-economic and legal limbo, poses manifold ethical challenges. TRAFIG developed ethical guidelines which serve as a guidance for all researchers related to the phase of data gathering.

While adhering to general ethical principles, the ethical guidelines do not prescribe, but rather guide the researchers to ask relevant questions and find compatible solutions for the... Read more

Infographics & Tools

Infographics & Tools

TRAFIG develops a range of different infographics and tools to display the outcomes of the projects in an easyly accessible format.
Multi-stakeholder community consultations

Multi-stakeholder community consultations

Multi-stakeholder community consultations as a multi-purpose research tool: Experiences from the Democratic Republic of Congo

by Patrick Milabyo Kyamusugulwa, Joachim Ruhamya Mugenzi, Stanislas Lubala Kubiha, Innocent Assumani and Carolien Jacobs

The Multi-Stakeholder Community Consultation (MSCC) is a participatory research tool that has been developed by the DR Congo team of TRAFIG and that will be applied in other countries in the course of the project too. By bringing together a mixed group of respondents (displaced, hosts, authorities, civil society), the tool is geared towards collec... Read more

Protracted displacement in the Horn of Africa

Protracted displacement in the Horn of Africa

This case study provides an overview on protracted displacement in the Horn of Africa and aims to uncover evidence on transnational and translocal connectivity and mobility of displaced populations in the region. This internal background document contributed to the formulation of TRAFIG Working Paper no. 2 “Learning from the past. Protracted displacement in the post-World War II period.” within TRAFIG Work Package 2: “Learning from the past”.

The objective of this case study is to review academic and literature issued by relevant actors in the field of protracted displacement such as inte... Read more

Governing protracted displacement in Italy

Governing protracted displacement in Italy

An analysis of legal and policy structures shaping protracted displacement situations

by Emanuela Roman/FIERI

Within the European Union (EU), Italy is one of the main countries of transit and destination for migrants coming from Africa and Asia, including a significant component of forced migrants and protection seekers. In particular, Italy is the first European country of arrival for many migrants and asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa (mainly but not exclusively from Libya and Tunisia). Along with maritime migration flows, Italy has been receiving growing number... Read more