Urban Migration Push Factors in LEDC's

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  • Urban Migration- Push Factors in LEDC's
    • High levels of local diseases and inadequate medical provision
    • Agricultural issues ( desertification, price of land)
    • Poverty due to population growth ( more people on the same amount of land, leading to soil erosion and over-farming)
    • Wars and civil problems
    • Natural disasters
    • In order to try and pay off national debts, money used to grow food for locals is spent on cash crops for MEDC's
    • Basic service provisions
    • Basic infrastructure
    • Lack of educational opportunities
    • Limited scope for formal or well paid work
    • Crop failure due to droughts or floods


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