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News Niger » Maradi Region: Guinea Fowl, Goat Thriving Livestock Business In West Africa

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/14/guinea-fowl-goat-thriving-livestock-business-west-africa/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Red Goat of Maradi is found in central Niger and is economically important in rural households ... a guinea fowl farmer in the Boku regions of Ghana. A program at WAAPP is developing the guinea fowl breeding industry in Ghana to create rural jobs.

News Niger » Maradi Region: Under chronic stress, Niger farmers are losing ground

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/report/99733/under-chronic-stress-niger-farmers-are-losing-ground
Publication date: Sunday 02 March 2014

James Litzinger, an agricultural specialist studying how farmers use pesticides and fertilizers in Niger's central Maradi Region, said there is an exponential yield loss when people face these compounded problems: "One [loss] plus one [loss] equals three ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Insecurity forces aid workers from Niger regions

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKLDE67F1LM._CH_.2420
Publication date: Sunday 15 August 2010

The U.S. embassy in Niger on Friday updated its travel warning for Niger, strongly advising its citizens to avoid all travel to the Maradi region. The Islamists claim to have killed a Frenchman seized in northern Niger in April, while two Spanish aid ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Niger: Doctors Without Borders Still Blocked in Maradi Despite New Memorandum of Understanding

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/200810010469.html
Publication date: uesday 30 September 2008

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been operating malnutrition treatment programs in Niger since 2001. The organization is currently working in the Zinder, Maradi and Tahoua regions. Between early 2008 and mid-September ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Niger isolates suspected bird flu farm as region takes precautions

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-niger-isolates-suspected-bird-flu-farm-as-region-takes-precautions-2015-4
Publication date: Wednesday 08 April 2015

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger has identified a suspected outbreak of avian flu on a chicken farm in the southern town of Maradi, near the border with Nigeria ... A number of nations in the region, where borders are highly porous and millions rely on poultry ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: 6 aid workers kidnapped while sleeping in central Niger town of Dakoro, says governor

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/10/15/6-aid-workers-kidnapped-while-sleeping-in-central-niger-town-dakoro-says.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 October 2012

NIAMEY, Niger – Six aid group employees were abducted from the ... said Sidi Mohamed, the governor of the Maradi region. Local authorities have mounted a search operation, and they say they have surrounded the abductors in an area more than 400 ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: The plight of Niger's starving children

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/27/stories/2005072707491100.htm
Publication date: uesday 26 July 2005

MSF, the major aid agency underpinning Niger's current relief effort, is calling the problem a "severe nutritional crisis" with an estimated 400,000 children at risk in the Maradi region alone. "It could be double but, of course, we are not able to reach ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Governor: 6 aid workers kidnapped in central Niger

News channel or source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20121015/news/710159853/
Publication date: Sunday 14 October 2012

NIAMEY, Niger -- Six aid group employees were abducted from the ... said Sidi Mohamed, the governor of the Maradi region. All six Africans work for the aid group "Bien-Etre Familiale," or "Family Health," he said. The guesthouse is frequented by ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Niger Elections 2016 Live Updates: Results Delayed As Voting’s Extended For Presidential And Parliamentary Posts

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/niger-elections-2016-live-updates-results-delayed-votings-extended-presidential-2317332
Publication date: Sunday 21 February 2016

Out of Niger's seven regions, Omar appears to be winning the majority of votes in south-central Zinder, while Amadou is winning Tillaberi and Doso regions in the southwest. Issoufou appears to be amassing a majority in the south-central Maradi region and ...

News Niger » Maradi Region: Forced marriages, too many babies quash hope for Niger's girls

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/forced-marriages-too-many-babies-quash-hope-nigers-144628688.html
Publication date: Wednesday 04 November 2015

Maradi (Niger) (AFP) - Fifteen-year-old Ousseina's dream of becoming ... a town in Maradi, the name of the region as well as its capital, where the problem is particulary acute. The uterus of young girls "is hardly ready to hold a baby" and pregnancy ...