Post Tagged with: "Niger"

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IMF Executive Board Completes Second and Third Reviews of Niger’s Extended Credit Facility and Approves US$34.9 Million Disbursement

April 2, 2014 at 15:00

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the second and third reviews of Niger’s economic performance under the program supported by a three-year Extended Credit Facility […]

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Niger: Two million animals vaccinated

March 20, 2014 at 16:45

More than two million head of livestock belonging to almost 140,000 families in the Agadez and Tillabéry areas of the north and west of Niger have been treated in a […]

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Statement by the IMF Mission to Niger

January 9, 2014 at 07:45

A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Ekué Kpodar, visited Niamey during December 9-20, 2013 to hold discussions with the Nigerien authorities on the second and […]

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Building the African green wall, piece by piece / Halting land degradation in Niger helps to tackle African desertification

Building the African green wall, piece by piece / Halting land degradation in Niger helps to tackle African desertification

July 22, 2013 at 07:04

When village people and local authorities in southern Niger won back over one hundred hectares of degraded land, they added one extra piece to a mosaic being laid across the […]

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Orange and Altobridge bring first-time mobile connectivity to remote communities in Niger

Orange and Altobridge bring first-time mobile connectivity to remote communities in Niger

November 15, 2012 at 11:30

Over 50 off-grid village communities have been connected across Niger, allowing an average of 1,200 people in each location to benefit from mobile telecoms services for the first time Altobridge […]

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A young child being measured for signs of malnutrition in World Food Programme run therapeutic feeding center near Maradai, Niger
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NIGER: Child mortality slashed

September 22, 2012 at 08:41

Niger has nearly halved the death rate of children below five years old since 1998, a significant drop highlighting the benefits of free universal health care for children and pregnant […]

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Niger: What price human dignity?

Niger: What price human dignity?

April 24, 2012 at 13:20

Small farmers in Oullam District in Niger’s western region of Tillaberi, faced with their third drought in seven years, are being forced to consider bundling up their few possessions and […]

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NIGER-CHAD: Is sustainable agriculture possible in the Sahel?

NIGER-CHAD: Is sustainable agriculture possible in the Sahel?

April 16, 2012 at 10:04

MAO, 16 April 2012 (IRIN) – With drought conditions chronic in the Sahel, many farmers give up trying to grow crops and head to towns and cities to find work. […]

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BADEA’s Director General in Niger

BADEA’s Director General in Niger

December 20, 2011 at 12:13

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011, at Niamey, capital of the Republic […]

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Head of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa visits Niger

Head of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa visits Niger

December 14, 2011 at 11:02

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011, at Niamey, capital of the Republic […]

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