Niger

Flag of NigerNiger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 km2, making it the largest nation in West Africa, with over 80 percent of its land area covered by the Sahara desert. The country's predominantly Islamic population of 17,129,076 is mostly clustered in the far south and west of the nation. The capital city is Niamey, located in the far-southwest corner of Niger.

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Crisis, conflict, security

  • The Global Observatory provides timely analysis on peace and security issues by experts, journalists, and policymakers. It is published by the International Peace Institute. The views expressed here represent those of the contributors and not IPI.IPI Global Observatory
  • Provides the current travel advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Dutch). Reisadviezen Rijksoverheid (Dutch)

Development

  • The Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) is an independent, international platform. Its mission is to promote regional policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people in the Sahel and West Africa.OECD Sahel and West Africa Club

Food, water, land and health

  • Part of the World Health Organization's website, with statistical information, health profiles, WHO collaboration,  mortality and burden of disease, nutrition and risk factors. UN World Health Organization
  • UNFPA works in more than 150 countries and territories that are home to the vast majority of the world’s people. Its mission: to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. This website provides data on population, pregnancy, birth, health and more.UN Population Fund
  • The DHS Program provides decision makers and program managers with the information necessary to plan, monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs.USAID Democratic and Health Surveys
  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
  • Free online database and additional resources of health and human rights law.Health and Human Rights resources
  • The UN World Health Organisation regional offices in Africa. WHO Regional Offices in Africa

Climate, environment, energy and resources

  • The Joint Oil Data Exercise (JODI) oil and gas databases provide transparancy in oil and gas market data.JODI Oil and Gas database

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04/13/2024 - 21:54
Hundreds chanted for US forces to leave northern Niger, where they...
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04/13/2024 - 18:56
Thousands of people in Niger's capital on Saturday protested for the...
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04/13/2024 - 17:11
Trainers and equipment from Russia landed in the West African nation...
04/12/2024 - 22:05

West African state turned to Russia to help in fight against...

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04/12/2024 - 14:06
Russian military instructors have arrived in Niger with an air...
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04/12/2024 - 14:36
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04/12/2024 - 13:11
The West African country is increasingly turning to Moscow for...
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04/12/2024 - 10:46
[DW] Russian military personnel arrived in Niamey to train their...
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04/12/2024 - 09:17
The Russian instructors arrived in the country on Wednesday night,...
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04/12/2024 - 09:16
Russian military personnel arrived in Niamey to train their soldiers...
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04/10/2024 - 20:34
SaharaReporters earlier reported that the 39-year-old actor...
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04/10/2024 - 18:55
The 39-year-old actor reportedly drowned while attempting to cross...
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04/08/2024 - 18:49
[Daily Trust] As farmers begin preparation for the next planting...
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04/07/2024 - 02:20
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso — In the suburbs of Burkina Faso’s capital...
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