JOHANNESBURG 24 April 2013 (IRIN) - Studies out of Ethiopia, India, Kenya and Niger show that children born during natural hazards, like droughts or floods, are more likely to be malnourished. Yet as the climate changes, it is poor countries - already struggling with hunger and food insecurity - that are increasingly likely to face these natural hazards.
La Oficina Técnica de Cooperación (OTC) que la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) tiene en Níger ha reunido a las organizaciones presentes en el país para intercambiar experiencias y felicitar a los cooperantes españoles por el trabajo que desempeñan.
JOHANNESBURG 30 May 2012 (IRIN) - Right now, people in Niger, Mali and Nigeria could be sipping 50,000-year-old water from a two-aquifer system buried below their feet. But some of it may be contaminated.
TILLABERI/NIAMEY 18 April 2012 (IRIN) - 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 leaving for good the villages they have lived in all their lives.