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Field Survey 2000, Agrhymet, Niamey, Niger
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Bad harvests in South Niger
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
In Niger, one of the world's poorest countries, people are far more concerned about the availability of food than its quality. In some areas, particularly in August and September when one crop runs out and the next is not ready to harvest, people eat very little – some days nothing at all.