Mitra|WA- Migration and Translocality in West Africa

West Africa is a region of migration par excellence. However, contrary to the popular image of a dominant West African-European migration nexus, 90% of international migration from West Africa takes place within the region (IOM, 2021). In addition to these estimated 8 million international migrants, millions of people migrate within their country, temporally, seasonally or […]

FURIFLOOD – Current and future risks of urban and rural flooding in West Africa – An integrated analysis and eco-system-based solutions

Extreme precipitation and flooding is a major hazard in West Africa, particularly in the densely populated Guinea coastal zone. There are indications for an increase of flood loss and damage in recent decades. Climate change and population projections strongly suggest a continuation and potentially aggravation of this trend. The FURIFLOOD project aims to generate scientific […]