Vulnerability and the Role of Education in Environmentally Induced Migration in Mali and Senegal

  title={Vulnerability and the Role of Education in Environmentally Induced Migration in Mali and Senegal},
  author={Victoria Land and Diana Hummel},
In the West African Sahel, the majority of the population depends on subsistence farming and livestock breeding and is thus particularly vulnerable to climatic changes. One possible response to natural hazards is migration. Recent research suggests that environmentally induced mobility is closely linked to the social vulnerability and adaptive capacity of individuals and groups. However, only little attention has been paid thus far to the role of formal education in this context. Our objective… CONTINUE READING


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