MIGRATION IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

actuality OIMWith an increase of just over half a million from 16.to 16.9 million between 2000 and 2005, Africa experienced the lowest growth rate in international migrants of any region in the world, and, at two per cent, the continent also registers the lowest proportion of migrants as a share of the population. Its share of the global migrant stock has remained stable at nine per cent (UN DESA, 2005).

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OUR ACTIVITIES

Please see info note on  "Migration Profiles in West Africa" under Research and Publications.

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PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION


Cameroun
Cape Verde
Côte d'Ivoire
République Démocratique du Congo
Ghana
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
ECOWAS
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The Migration in West and Central Africa : National Profiles for Strategic Policy Development programme, builds upon the European Commission’s Migration Profiles initiative, using migration research and statistics to support the development of national migration policies in Africa in order to make migration a tool for national development.