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The Migration Project is co-funded by the European Union and implemented by DDP and KAS.
The objective of The Migration Project is to contribute towards improved community interrelationships and reduced conflict in KwaZulu-Natal through socio-economic cooperation between African migrants and their local host communities.
This is achievable through various interventions, such as:
- Strengthening the capabilities of civil society organisations (working on racial discrimination, racism, xenophobia and similar intolerances) for lessening xenophobic tendencies among African migrants, South Africans and duty-bearers in KwaZulu-Natal.
- Fostering improved long-term cooperation and business skills transfer between African migrants and the local communities they have settled in.
- Inviting the cooperation of duty-bearers in KwaZulu-Natal upon whom the responsibilities of social cohesion and socio-economic development lie.
- Various research initiatives to provide the necessary accurate data needed to develop long-term strategies to deal with issues of xenophobia.
- Training of local media to report sensitively and responsibly on matters of xenophobic violence and African migrants in South Africa.
This three-year-long project focuses on areas in the Durban and greater Durban area that are considered hotspots for xenophobic violence, namely:
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