Introduction Migration processes have been existent throughout all times and in all regions of the world.
This study aims at identifying the major causes and consequences of the movement of people from rural to urban areas. To achieve the objective migrant household heads were selected purposively from four Kebeles of the town.
Both primary and secondary data were employed and were analyzed both qualitatively and quantitatively by using SPSS version 17th. Structured questionnaires and FGD were used on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of migrant households.
Most of the migrants move to the town alone. They had some information about the town and the decision of their migration is mostly made by themselves.
However, most of them migrated decide to migrate not in planned way. A greater number of the migrants are young adults, males, and unmarried and had some form of education before they decided to migrate.
There are many causes for the movement of the people to the town. Among them the search for job, to gain education and training, and problem related with land and agricultural productivity was the major one.
Many of the migrants encountered problems at the initial period of adjustment and adaptation and even currently. In line with this, some useful points of recommendations for effective urban management and rural development activities are suggested. Migration, Rural Urban Migration, Migrants Acknowledgment The successful completion of this thesis would not have been possible without the support, encouragement and cooperation from many individuals who assist me in diverse ways from the beginning to the end.
First of all, my hearty thanks go to Almighty God for His blessing-full knowledge, inspiration and diligence required for the successful completion of this Thesis and for making my dream a reality. Next, I would like to express my heartfelt and sincere gratitude to my Principal Advisor Kahsu Mebrathu Assistant Professor for diligent paternal and professional assistance and dedication of his precious time in reading and correcting this research from commencement to the end.
My appreciation also goes to my co-advisor Mebrat Aregawi MBA, Lecturer for her invaluable support and constructive comments. Last but not least, my heart-felt thanks goes to my wife Mimiye and my children Omode and Egoroo, who in one way or the other shared my pains in the course of the preparation of research work.
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