Dr Danesh Jayatilaka

Research Associate. Forced Migration Specialist

Sri Lanka

Danesh is an economist working on forced migration issues. His research interests include disasters, migration and development and their intersections, with a special focus on displacement, relocation and resettlement in urban and community settings. He is a Research Associate at the University of Sussex and has been Co-Investigator and lead researcher for projects with the GCRF, ESRC, IDRC, Brookings Institution, ILO and World Bank. Danesh co-founded and Chairs the Centre for Migration Research and Development (CMRD) in Colombo.

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