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An atlas on rural migration in sub-Saharan Africa
Development of rural areas can shape the future of migration
Pius Ekpei
02 november 2017 - A first atlas to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa has been published today. The atlas - Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara – also highlights the important role rural areas will continue to play in shaping the continent’s migration for decades to come.

In an interview with Anais Hotin, Cristina Rapone, Migration and Rural Employment Specialist at FAO and co-author of the atlas, explains first why this publication focuses mainly on rural migration in Sub-Saharan Africa.
3min. 40sec.