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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. (Résumé d'auteur)

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

Thématique : Economie et politique du développement; Commerce, commercialisation et distribution; Géographie; Manutention transport stockage et conservation des produits agricoles

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