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50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)

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This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily in more arid countries. By lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while wetter conditions... See More +

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  • Henderson, J. Vernon; Storeygard, Adam; Deichmann, Uwe;
  • 2014/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6925
  • 1 of 1
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • 2014/06/01
  • 50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
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