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Labour Migration In Africa: Management Capacity For Sustainable Development

Table 2: Characteristics of internal migration

Types of internal migration Factors of internal migration
Rural-rural Search for pastures, arable land (nomadism and pastoralism), trade of agricultural production, search for jobs in plantations, farms, mines; cultural relationship between communities
Rural-urban Search for better living conditions, health facilities, employment, higher incomes, social ecosystems, getting education; environmental problems, shortage of land, family ties
Urban-urban Search for better working opportunities, starting new business; joining relatives
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