Articles about Niger from SocioLingo Africa

Administrator Green Announces Next Phase of Feed the Future

Yesterday (August 30, 2017), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced the selection of 12 target countries for the next phase in America’s global hunger and food security initiative

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IMF Staff Completes Visit to Niger 2017

Growth is estimated to have increased to 5 percent in 2016 from 4 percent in 2015, helped by a strong 2016/17 crop year, and a pick-up in oil production in late 2016. Budget execution in 2016 was impacted by lower-than-targeted revenue collection partly due to unfavorable developments in commodity sectors and continued economic problems in […]

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Africa in pictures : Niger

Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. Niger is bordered by Libya to the northeast, Chad to the east, Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, and Algeria to the northwest. Niger covers a land area of almost […]

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Niger’s National Day

John Kerry – Secretary of State On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Niger as you celebrate the 56th anniversary of your nation’s independence on August 3. The United States commends Niger for its leadership in countering security threats and promoting economic development in the Sahel. We are […]

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