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Rural-urban and regional migration in Ghana

Kodwo Ewusi

Rural-urban and regional migration in Ghana

by Kodwo Ewusi

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Published by Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana in Legon .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural-urban migration -- Ghana.,
    • Migration, Internal -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 35-36.

      Statementby Kodwo Ewusi.
      SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana ; no. 1, Discussion paper (University of Ghana. Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research) ;, no. 1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB2126.8.A3 E98
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4293639M
      LC Control Number78321437

      Migration – Rural-urban migration of newlyweds Migration is the physical movement by humans from one region to another over vast distances across geographic barriers or shorter distances from rural areas to more urbanized cities in their own country of residence. In recent years the rate of rural-urban migration in many less economically developed countries such as China has become alarming.   For many people, the name ‘Mongolia’ conjures images of rolling steppe lands dotted with tiny yurts (or gers) and inhabited by the land of Genghis Khan and the eastern Silk Road is changing fast—due in no small part to rapid rural-to-urban .

      Rural-urban linkage generally refers to the growing flow of public and private capital, people (migration and commuting) and goods (trade) between urban and rural areas. It is important to add to these the flow of ideas, the flow of information and diffusion of innovation. Adequate infrastructure such as transportation, communication, energy and basic services is the backbone of the urban. In India, cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmadabad and Hyderabad had been pulling largest number of people from rural areas. Till s the trend of migration had been towards such big cities. But, due to capacity saturation of such cities, the trend of migration has now detoured to .

      3 The household survey on migration in was conducted in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa. At the time of writing this paper surveys for Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Senegal were available. 4 For details of this data see World Bank (), “Migration and Remittances Fact Book ”. Data on migration. 🚨More than 1/2 of all undernourished people live in countries affected by conflict🚨 Read about how integrating con


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