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Education, Poverty, Religion, Clean Water, Economy, Government, Health, Children/Youth, Environment, Family, Human Rights, Animals
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One of Niger’s greatest threats to livelihood is climate change, since the majority of its citizens are employed in subsistence agriculture. Since the country’s economy is largely dependent on its agricultural outputs, drought and climate change can severely impact the country’s GDP.1 Niger is also a landlocked country, which means that water scarcity is a real challenge. Other water sources are polluted by oil spills caused by drilling companies, leaving local populations without clean water.2 In some communities, oil pollution has destroyed the resources needed for fishing and farming, and the corrupt government has done little to help.3

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1 http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2013/04/03/tackling-climate-change-in-niger
2 http://f3magazine.unicri.it/?p=381
3 https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/nov/09/anger-environmental-in-oil-rich-polluted-niger-delta-ogoniland-ken-saro-wiwa
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Niger News

Vanguard 
“Insecurity increases investment cost anywhere peace is threatened, and it is based on this that the NDDC is looking at achieving a Niger Delta where investors and expatriates are confident of establishing their businesses for the overall development ... See more..
The Punch 
Why did the Coalition of the Niger Delta Agitators choose October 1 as the deadline for Yoruba and Hausa to leave the Niger Delta region? Does it have anything to do with independence day? Yes! We are aware that it is the day that Nigeria marks its ... See more..
Goal.com 
Sunshine Stars' Thomas Adeshina insists they must claim victory over Niger Tornadoes' in Sunday's Nigerian topflight encounter at the Dipo Dina Stadium. Duke Udi's men are smarting from their 2-1 Federation Cup victory over Mighty Jets in Jos. And the ... See more..
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Goal.com 
Niger Tornadoes coach, Abubakar Bala says his side aim to get a good result against Sunshine Stars at the Dipo Dina Stadium on Sunday. The Minna side had lost 3-0 at Akwa United in a league clash before subduing El Kanemi Warriors 2-1 in the ... See more..
Daily Post Nigeria 
South South Reawakening Group (SSRG), a body of professionals in the Niger Delta, has backed the position of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that Nigeria does not need political restructuring. The group maintained that Nigeria's problem had nothing ... See more..
The Punch 
The National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators has urged those who it accused of 'peddling false reports about President Muhammadu Buhari's health' to apologise to Nigerians for misinformation. The president of the group, Mr. Eshanekpe Israel, made ... See more..
Reliefweb 
WFP is supporting the Niger government to roll out a Cost of Hunger analysis in Niger. This study will reinforce the sensitization of African governments on the fact that child malnutrition is not only a health and social problem, but also an economic one. See more..
SaharaReporters.com 
Barely 24hours after a violent attack was staged on anti-Buhari protesters in Wuse Market, Abuja, another Pro-Buhari group claiming to be "Niger Delta Youths" today, stormed Abuja to throw their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari despite his ill ... See more..
Bizcommunity.com 
MINNA, Nigeria - Niger State government is set to boost poultry production through the introduction of mobile kits. The mobile poultry is part of the youth empowerment scheme with agriculture entrepreneurship as the driving force. See more..
Vanguard 
Niger Delta Creek warriors and other Militant groups in Niger Delta have kicked against activities of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta ... See more..
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Geography

Western Africa, southeast of Algeria
Area

Total 1.267 million sq km
Land 1,266,700 sq km
Water 300 sq km

Climate

desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south
Natural Resources

uranium, coal, iron ore, tin, phosphates, gold, molybdenum, gypsum, salt, petroleum ;
Natural Hazards

recurring droughts
Current Environmental Issues

overgrazing; soil erosion; deforestation; desertification; wildlife populations (such as elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, and lion) threatened because of poaching and habitat destruction

Demographics

Nationality
Nigerien
Population
16,899,327 (July 2013 est.)
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Niger is a landlocked, Sub-Saharan nation, whose economy centers on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world's largest uranium deposits. Agriculture contributes about 40% of GDP and provides livelihood for about 90% of the population. Niger also has sizable reserves of oil, and oil production, refining, and exports are expected to grow significantly between 2011 and 2016. Drought, desertification, and strong population growth have undercut the economy. Niger shares a common currency, the CFA franc, and a common central bank, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), with seven other members of the West African Monetary Union. In ...See More December 2000, Niger qualified for enhanced debt relief under the International Monetary Fund program for Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) and concluded an agreement with the Fund on a Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF). Debt relief provided under the enhanced HIPC initiative significantly reduced Niger's annual debt service obligations, freeing funds for expenditures on basic health care, primary education, HIV/AIDS prevention, rural infrastructure, and other programs geared at poverty reduction. In December 2005, Niger received 100% multilateral debt relief from the IMF, which translated into the forgiveness of approximately US$86 million in debts to the IMF, excluding the remaining assistance under HIPC. The economy was hurt when the international community cut off non-humanitarian aid in response to TANDJA's moves to extend his term as president. Nearly half of the government's budget is derived from foreign donor resources. Future growth may be sustained by exploitation of oil, gold, coal, and other mineral resources. The government, however, has made efforts to secure a new three-year extended credit facility with the IMF following the one that completed in 2011. Oil revenue to the government has fallen well short of its budgeted level. Strikes risk undermining political stability. Food security remains a problem in Niger and is exacerbated by refugees from Mali. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$13.34 billion (2012 est.); $12 billion (2011 est.); $11.74 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

30.6% of GDP (2012 est.); 26.5% of GDP (2011 est.); 21.5% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

cowpeas, cotton, peanuts, millet, sorghum, cassava (manioc), rice; cattle, sheep, goats, camels, donkeys, horses, poultry
Industries

uranium mining, cement, brick, soap, textiles, food processing, chemicals, slaughterhouses