Migration dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa – myths, facts and challenges

Schraven, Benjamin
External Publications (2016)

in: Rural 21 50 (2), 27-29

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Migration dynamics in rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa are mainly associated with rural exodus and rapid urbanisation, which often goes along with high crime rates and social conflicts. Rural areas are expected to be depopulated in the long run. But is this perception of migration in the context of African rural areas actually justified?

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