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date: 18 October 2019

Migration (Africa)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Delali B. K. DOVIEDelali B. K. DOVIE, Samuel N. A. CODJOESamuel N. A. CODJOE, EnoAbasi D. ANWANAEnoAbasi D. ANWANA

Migration is people moving from one place to the other, either between countries or within a single country. In most of Africa, the focus of migration has been on rural-to-urban movement within a single country and from one country to another within the same subregion. Migrants may leave behind all means of support to move to a new environment that may not guarantee support. It is important that migrants’ activities are socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable to minimize the emergence of other forms of unsustainable migration. ...

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