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Urban-rural linkages in West Africa: fostering densification

Raton G.. 2013. In : Losch Bruno (ed.), Magrin Géraud (ed.), Imbernon Jacques (ed.). A new emerging rural world : An overview of rural change in Africa. Montpellier : CIRAD, p. 38-39.

In West Africa, the emergence of market places, small town and rural centres connected to the urban network shapes the pattern of daily life and tends to blur the distinction between town and country. These newly created territories are faced with the challenge of improving revenues and creating jobs. Their development requires targeted public policies.

Mots-clés : relation ville campagne; politique de développement; développement économique; marché; transport routier; densité de population; zone urbaine; zone rurale; mali; togo; burkina faso; afrique occidentale; politique publique

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