Coronavirus and Migration Drivers in Africa

The Coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating economic, social and some political tensions across North and Sub-Saharan Africa. Reduced economic growth, substantial reductions in government revenues and, in some countries, debt crises all undermine the chances of reaching development goals. This will reinforce many of the drivers of migration from Africa, likely leading to an increase in migrant numbers across the Mediterranean over the summer.

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