23 Jul Migration in West Africa
Migration in West Africa
Vol (No), pp
Traditional migration configurations in West Africa have changed in recent years as countries are simultaneously origin, destination and transit for migrants. Aderanti Adepoju discusses how brain circulation, the number of female migrants and trafficking in illegal migrants and refugee flows have intensified as poverty, conflicts and economic deterioration has worsened. He outlines some recent efforts to create a borderless sub-region to facilitate the free flow of labour.