Its pace has varied throughout the ages, but our journey around our planet has been – and will remain – a constant in human history. Responding to this evolving phenomenon is vital if societies are to continue to gain benefits from international migration. Plus, an introduction to measuring migration.
The future is rarely clear, but there are at least a few things that can be predicted with some certainty. One of these is that migration will go on. The journey that began millennia ago on the plains of Africa is still continuing, and will go on for as long as humans call this planet home.
What is less clear, of course, are the paths that this journey will take and the identity of the travellers. ...