Over the course of 2018, The Broker realised some big changes. With the start of a new year, it is time to reflect on this exciting time and take a look at what you can expect from us in 2019.
The Sahel has become a nest of instability where terrorism, drug trafficking, smuggling, corruption and many other illnesses have taken root.
In the big ‘migration debate’ strong assumptions have been made about the link between migration and development. Often, development is regarded as a tool to reduce migration and, vice versa, migration as a tool to affect development. This, however, is not necessarily true, resulting in unnecessary confusion and even worse – bad policies for the management of migration. It is time to take a critical look at the assumed migration-development link and stop treating development cooperation as a tool to stem migration.
Data from South Africa tells us why the informal sector cannot be neglected in light of its potential for job creation.