Changing Places? Women, Resource Management and Migration in the Sahel. Case Studies from Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mali and Sudan
Migration is not a new phenomenon in the Sahel. Survival strategies have hinged for centuries upon movement: in search of land to farm, of pasture or of trading opportunities to supplement agricultural and livestock incomes. Over the last forty years however, out-migration from rural areas in the Sahel has reached new proportions.