Migration Patterns

Worker Migration from South Asia

Author : Nisha Kumar Kulkarni | 2013
Published By: Intellecap for the Rockefeller Foundation

Without a doubt, rural-to-urban migration is a symptom of the larger problem of scarce opportunity. Though South Asian countries largely qualify as “rural” and are dominated by agrarian economies, the modern age has made way for limited growth and development in villages. This fact is no more apparent than when one surveys the cityscapes of South Asia and sees the proliferation of expansive slum communities, home to hundreds of thousands of the urban poor – the once-were-villagers

URL : https://assets.rockefellerfoundation.org/app/uploads/20130331175932/Searchlight-South-Asia-March-2013.pdf

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