Author: Neil Adger

Professor of Geography at the University of Exeter, UK, and Principal Investigator of Safe and Sustainable Cities: Human Security, Migration and Wellbeing funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and Department for International Development.

The Human Security of Migrants is Key to Sustainability for Growing Cities

The Human Security Link The sustainability of cities depends on the human security of new migrant populations. Human security, in this context, means the ability and real prospect of living a meaningful life. A shorthand for human security is ‘freedom from want and freedom from fear’. Many migrant populations globally face significant insecurity in their… Read more »