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Africa Migration Report: Challenging the Narrative

The Africa Migration Report takes a distinctly regional approach to inform knowledge on migration in Africa. This first edition, titled Challenging the Narrative, aims to deconstruct negative perceptions of migration in Africa by addressing contextual realities and bringing to light practical interventions and evidence-based knowledge on what is happening on the ground.  

  • Acknowledgements
  • Editorial, review and production team
  • Contributors’ list
  • List of tables, figures, maps and text boxes
  • List of acronyms and abbreviations
  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1 What is wrong with the narrative on African migration?
  • Chapter 2 African migration: An overview of key trends
  • Chapter 3 The data question: The challenge of measuring irregular migration in Africa
  • Chapter 4 Migration and urbanization in Africa
  • Chapter 5 Internal displacement in Africa
  • Chapter 6 Environmental degradation and human mobility nexus in Africa
  • Chapter 7 Reorganizing borders in the age of free movement in Africa
  • Chapter 8 Pan-Africanism, regional integration and migration
  • Chapter 9 Migration and trade in Africa
  • Chapter 10 Remittances to and from Africa
  • Chapter 11 The migration–development nexus in Africa
  • Chapter 12 Migration and security in Africa: Implications for the free movement of persons agenda
  • Chapter 13 Maximizing human development outcomes of labour migration in Africa
  • Chapter 14 Migration and health
  • Chapter 15 The unseen vulnerabilities of unaccompanied African migrant children
  • Chapter 16 Migration futures for Africa​