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Title:Mauritania
Author:Colvin, L.G.ISNI
Book title:The uprooted of the Western Sahel; migrants' quest for cash in the Senegambia / by L.G. Colvin, Cheikh Ba, Boubacar Barry e.a.
Year:1981
Pages:244-259
Language:English
Geographic term:Mauritania
Subjects:migration
sedentarization
Abstract:Ongoing trends in demographic changes over the last two decades include rapid sedentarization of the nomads, urbanization, and a sharp southward population shift. Policy has to focus on the current state of crisis. The return of good rainfall, even for many years in a row, will do very little to alter that state. Map, notes, tab.
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