Rural-urban migration is due to several factors including poverty. Therefore, we should avoid it due to its negative impacts. This article reveals how.

Create employment opportunities to reduce on mobility of labor.

Promote agriculture and farming in order to avoid poverty among people.

Improve on transport and communication network.

Improve on infrastractural development by constructing modern schools and hospitals.

Improve on security and provide security services in rural areas in order to promote peace.

Make land reforms to enable the poor and low income earners get access on land.

Sensetise people regarding the effects of rural urban migration and how they can develop themselves in villages

Provide credit facilities in rural areas to enable easy accessibility on finance.


  • We need to fight against rural-urban migration because it's a common source of overpopulation in cities and its effects.