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Language Education Forum. 2019, 1(1), 22-34
DOI: 10.12691/lef-1-1-4
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Some Impact Assessement of Migration in Wenchi Municipality

Khalid Muaz1,

1Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon

Pub. Date: April 10, 2019

Cite this paper:
Khalid Muaz. Some Impact Assessement of Migration in Wenchi Municipality. Language Education Forum. 2019; 1(1):22-34. doi: 10.12691/lef-1-1-4

Abstract

Migration is one of the aspects of human phenomenon that is keen to the designing of policies and programmes of development of any given country. The main aim of the study was to examine the causes of in-migration in the Wenchi municipality, the socio-economic conditions of migrants, benefits and side effects of migration in Wenchi and to bring out suggestions and recommendation on the management of migration in the municipality. In order to attain a reliable research, both the qualitative and the quantitative research methods were employed. The qualitative method was used to survey the entire municipality to determine the possible causes of migration and migrants’ livelihood. The quantitative method was used to collect in-depth information about the problems at hand. The data was from both primary and secondary sources. The primary source entailed self-administered questionnaires, while the secondary source was from articles, publications and projects in relation to the research topic. The study revealed that, most migrants come into Wenchi for educational purposes. It also brought out that most migrants have good access to some basic facilities such as access to portable drinking water and a good access to electricity. In order to ensure that natives get access to good work doing, the stake holders of the town should try to introduce some youth empowerment programmes in the town so as to bridge the gap between natives and migrants.

Keywords:
migration assessment and Wenchi

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