Migration and Development within the South

New Evidence from African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries

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This edition of the IOM Migration Research Series, authored by the staff of the ACP Observatory, sheds light on the specific characteristics of South–South migration and presents evidence on the manifold avenues for increasing its contribution to development. This publication outlines key findings of three years of research in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries carried out by the ACP Observatory on Migration.




The team of the ACP Observatory on Migration would like to express its gratitude to the Secretariat of the ACP Group of States, especially the Assistant Secretary General, Ms. Michèle Dominique Raymond, and the European Union for their support, which made this publication possible. The team would also like to thank all the institutions and individuals who were instrumental in this work. In particular, sincere thanks go to the writing team and the internal reviewers, composed of Tara Brian, Jette Christiansen, Pablo Escribano, Olivier Ferrari, Zafar Khan, Livia Manente, Susanne Melde, Monika Peruffo and Paula Subia.


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