Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 202

Table of Content: September 2018; 10(7)

September 2018

Return migration and development in rural communities: The case of Nzega and Magu districts, Tanzania

This study examines the effects of both internal and cross-border re-migration on rural development in Tanzania mainland. Four rural communities drawn from Nzega and Magu districts were selected based on a high magnitude of rural-to-urban and cross-border labour migration; and distance from the district headquarters. 648 re-migrants were sampled from the four communities. The theoretical framework applied in...

Author(s): George Felix Masanja  

September 2018

Enhancing local livelihoods resilience and food security in the face of frequent flooding in Africa: A disaster management perspective

Climate change and climate variability are causing frequent flooding in Northern Cameroon with dire consequences for food security and agrarian livelihoods. With projected increases in temperature and rainfall, there is heightened risk for livelihood assets and food security in the region. This article undertakes three tasks. First, it applies and adapts the Sustainable Livelihood conceptual framework to the Northern...

Author(s): Henry Ngenyam Bang, Lee Miles and Richard Gordon