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Policy responses

In UK example (see link), retrain workers from other sectors in agriculture. Involve refugees in agricultural production and agribusinesses. Ensure that refugees can obtain work permits and access to relevant skill building/training.

Links and references

- https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/20/farmers-call-for-land-army-to-sustain-uk-food-production-during-coronavirus-crisis
- https://www.cgdev.org/sites/default/files/global-business-and-refugee-crises.pdf

Pros - Improved production and access to locally produced food - Reskilled workers are able to find employment in the agriculture sector
Cons - Can create tension when refugees are supported to enter the labour market when unemployment in the host community is also high
Minimum conditions - An inclusive approach is taken to integrate refugee communities into the local value chain. The host community should be involved
Governance - National legislation allows refugees to enter the labour market and seek jobs - Government to work with local authorities, the host community and civil society organizations to develop and inclusive plan for integration of refugees into the labour mark

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