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migration of the Frafra of Northern Ghana

John S. Nabila

migration of the Frafra of Northern Ghana

a case study of cyclical labor migration in West Africa.

by John S. Nabila

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Published by Xerox University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Michigan State University, 1974.

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This book, as the title indicates, deals with the colonial history of Northern Ghana, comprising of the Northern, Upper East, and Upper West Regions of Ghana. It focuses on the acquisition of territory by Great Britain, Germany, and France during the scramble for Africa in the Hinterland of the Gold Coast and Togo.5/5. The high level of migration of people from Northern to Southern Ghana is rooted in historical antecedents. The general objective of this study is to explore the gendered strategies of migrants from Northern to Southern Ghana through social networks for the purpose of gaining access to the informal economy.

In Ghana, three regions (Upper West, Upper East and Northern) have the highest proportion of voluntary out-migrants but the percentage share of the population of these regions together has been less than % since This phenomenon is due to north-south migration which has been widely attributed to low socio-economic development and unfavourable physical Author: Elijah Yendaw, Francis Dakyaga, Augustine Tanle, Anthony Mwinilanaa Tampah-Naah. In , net migration rate for Ghana was migrants per thousand population. Though Ghana net migration rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through - period ending at migrants per thousand population in The number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over a period, divided by the person-years lived by the .

The Akuapem people are an amalgamation of indigenous patriarchal, Volta-Camoe-speaking Guans and matriarchal, Kwa-speaking Akan people occupying the mountainous Akuapem Hills in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The Akuapem people are the most peaceful, respectful and humblest of all Ghanaian : Kwekudee. Acknowledgements. The authors are very grateful to Oliver Bakewell of the International Migration Institute, Oxford, UK, for his helpful comments on the original outline of the paper, the Director and Deputy Director, respectively, of the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, the Department of Geology, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, the by:


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Migration of the Frafra of Northern Ghana by John S. Nabila Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nabila, J.S. Rural Depopulation in Northern Ghana with Special Reference to the Migration of the FraFra People. In Proceedings of the West African Regional Seminar on Population Studies, Accra, Ghana, 30 November–4 December Cited by: The Frafra (Ghana), who, in their bid to out-migrate as a livelihood/coping strategy in the advent of environmental deterioration and rainfall variability, are confronted with high bride prices, changing family relations and customary practices.

A body of Frafra literature is emerging. Pamzoya first wrote a novel on Frafra culture called Souvenir for Death. Intellectual Agaysika Agambila gathered a collection of Frafra folktales under the title Solma: Tales from Northern Ghana.

This was. Migration, Social Demands and Environmental Change amongst the Frafra of Northern Ghana and the Biali in Northern Benin Article (PDF Available) in Sustainability 6(1) January with.

Migration, Social Demands and Environmental Change amongst the Frafra of Northern Ghana and the Biali in Northern Benin by Papa Sow 1,*, Stephen A. Cited by: Frafra or Farefare, also known as Gurenɛ, is the language of the Frafra people of northern Ghana, particularly the Upper East Region, and southern Burkina is a national language of Ghana, and is closely related to Dagbani and other languages of Northern Ghana, and also related to Mossi, also known as Mooré, the national language of Burkina ge family:.

The Frafra (also known as Gorse) are hardworking agricultural Gur-speaking people that forms a subset of Gurune/Gurunshi ethnic group in Northern Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso. The Frafra people who live predominantly in the north-eastern part of the Upper East Region of Ghana, called themselves in Gurune language as "Gorse,' whilst some Author: Kwekudee.

Downloadable. The impacts of environmental change and degradation on human populations, including the possibility of sharp increases in the number of people considered “environmental migrants” have gained considerable attention.

Migrating communities may try to distribute their members along particular lines of kinship, gender, marriage and/or services linked to land. The Peoples Of Northern Ghana 22/05/ By€PROF. A.K. AWEDOBA ABSTRACT € This is a detailed survey of the socio-demographic patterns of the peoples who inhabit the Northern half of Ghana.

€ The author gives an account of the indigenous language patterns of the different ethnic groups, their social customs and distinctive customs. €File Size: 33KB. The Frafra of Ghana ISO Language Code: gur The Frafra people speak several dialects: Nankani, Gurenne, Booni, Nabt and Talni.

Their 2, square kilometer homeland is located in northern Ghana. The people are farmers who harvest millet, guinea corn, beans, and other crops. TheyFile Size: KB. migration, remittances and intra-household allocation in northern ghana: does gender matter.

september lynda joyce pickbourn, b.a., university of ghana m.a., university of massachusetts, amherst ph.d., university of massachusetts, amherst directed by: professor james k. Figure 3: Inter-regional migration in Ghana Source: Calculated from Ghana Statistical Service (a).

Net flows of less t people are excluded from the figure. Map by Kees van der Geest. Dagara Migration The Dagara migration system is part of a larger pattern of North-South migration in Ghana (see Figure 3).File Size: 1MB.

Frafra Populationin Ghana ( L. Vanderaa CRC) includingin the Upper East Region, perhapsin various towns and cities in other regions ( SIL).

Strangers and Traders: Yoruba Migrants, Markets and the State in Northern Ghana Jeremy farm father Frafra friends Ghanaian Gold Coast Gonja Hausa home town Ibadan Igbetti Igboho Ilesha Ilorin Ilu Pejo important involved Isale Iyanda junior brother junior relatives Kumasi labour Lasisi Lebanese lorry Luke marriage married migration to Ghana.

One consequence of this migration is the increasing level of urbanisation resulting in Ghana having just over half (51%) of the population living in urban areas 1.

Ghanaian migration has increasingly become extra-regional. Although the majority of Ghanaian emigrants still stay within West Africa, a growing proportion is migrating to a diverse range of countries outside the region. According to estimates, Ghanaian migrants can be found in more than 33 countries around the world.

While any Ghanaians leave for more far-reaching. Ghana States parties to United Nations legal instruments Year ratified: Year ratified: ILO Migration for Employment Convention Conv. on the Rights of the Child Refugee Convention UN Migrant Workers Convention Refugee Protocol Human Trafficking ProtocolFile Size: KB.

The Northern Region is the largest of the 10 regions of the country in terms of landmass, occupy square kilometres and accounting for per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It has almost the same land area as the Western, Greater Accra, Volta and Eastern Regions put together (%) or the Brong Ahafo, Ashanti and Greater.

Archeological work also suggests that central Ghana north of the forest zone was inhabited as early as 3, to 4, years ago. Oral history and other sources suggest that the ancestors of some of Ghana’s residents entered this area at least as early as the tenth century A.D.

and that migration from the north and east continued thereafter. Ghana formally launched a National Policy on Migration and an implementation plan in Accra on 5 April with support from IOM. The comprehensive policy will guide the management of the country’s internal, intra-regional and international migration flows.

Its aim is to promote the benefits and minimize the costs of migration. The development of the policy was supported by.

Ghana's migration story is dynamic and complex, and, as with most African countries, present-day migration trends are deeply rooted in historical antecedents.

Historical Perspective Well before the colonial era, the movement of people was a way of life in Ghana, the rest of West Africa, and Africa as a whole.The migration of the Frafra of Northern Ghana: a case study of cyclical labor migration in West Africa by John Sebiyam Nabila () 12 editions published between and in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

In short, migration is a call for both a policy and programme response at all levels of governance; national, regional and global. Highlights of the Situation of Migration in Ghana.

Perhaps the situation of migration in Ghana manifests all the types of human movements that I have outlined above.