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Migrant decision making in Iraqi Kurdistan
Seefar built on its work with Iraqi Kurds by recently completing a mixed-methods research project in Iraq and Greece focussed on Iraqi Kurd migrants. The aim of this latest research was to understand:
– The location and intentions of pockets of Iraqi Kurd and Arab migrants,
– Their motivations and what influences their decision-making processes,
– Destination preferences, and
– Relevant protection challenges.
This study included a 1500 person quantitative survey, 49 qualitative in-depth interviews with potential migrants in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, 14 qualitative in-depth interviews with returned migrants & 15 in-depth interviews with Iraqi Kurds in Greece.