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Money, health and food in Niger

Money, health and food in Niger

Oct 21, 2013

21 October 2012 - a series of two-minute videos from ACT Member World Renew, compare income, health and nutrition in North America and Niger.

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

Feb 20, 2012

An audio interview with Paul Valentin from Burkina Faso on the region's deepening food crisis.

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

Feb 14, 2012

A video presentation of the Sahel Working Group report about the value of prevention

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About Niger
  • Population: 16 million (WB, 2011)
  • Capital: Niamey
  • Area: 1.27 million sq km (489,000 sq miles)
  • Major languages: French (official), Arabic, Hausa, Songhai
  • Major religions: Islam, indigenous beliefs
  • Life expectancy: 50 years (men), 52 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Uranium, livestock products
  • GNI per capita: US $330 (World Bank, 2008)