Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Food and Agriculture Organization, UNICEF and World Food Programme call for urgent and long-lasting action in West and Central Africa as the region faces another year of record hunger with thousands experiencing catastrophic levels of food insecurity

Over 35 million people (including 6.7 million children) in the region are currently unable to meet their basic food and nutrition needs

The number of hungry people in West and Central Africa is projected to reach an all-time high of 48 million people (including 9 million children) next year if urgent and long-lasting solutions to address this crisis are not delivered soon. The latest Cadre Harmonisé food security analysis shows that over…

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    • African leaders of government and institutions at the AU Industrialization Summit in Niamey, Niger
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Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African leaders call for faster industrialization during African Union Summit

Bazoum called on African countries to entrench the rule of law to catalyze the emergence of the African private sector

African leaders reviewed the continent’s progress in industrialization, economic diversification, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the context of global shocks, debt vulnerabilities, climate change, and security concerns. Twenty heads of state and government as well as their representatives attended the African Union Extraordinary Summit on Industrialization,…

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    • The African Development Bank is supporting rural dwellers’ enhanced access to financial services through decentralized financial systems.
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Niger: African Development Fund Provides $16 Million to Support Financial Sector Deepening and Inclusion

The project will strengthen mobilization of long-term resources for financial service providers and improve financial inclusion of vulnerable populations

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (http://bit.ly/3gEDVZp), the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), has approved $16 million in loan and grant financing to Niger to implement the Financial Sector Deepening and Inclusion Project. The project will strengthen mobilization of long-term resources for…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Health Screening for Victims of Terrorism and Natural Disasters in Niger

TİKA continues to dress the wounds of Nigerien internal migrants who are terror and natural disaster victims

In cooperation with Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) and Niger-Türkiye Friendship Hospital, medical screening for internal migrants who are terror and natural disaster victims was provided. TİKA continues to dress the wounds of Nigerien internal migrants who are terror and natural disaster victims. Throughout the medical screening on the…

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    • Joint African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project Announces Progress Update
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Joint African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project Announces Progress Update

Project Activities Strengthened Agreement Implementation in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

The African Continental Free Trade Area Implementation Support Project, a joint project established and funded by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-idb.org) and the Trade Development Fund (TDFD), today announced a number of…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Terrorism intensifying across Africa, exploiting instability and conflict

The deputy UN chief cited the New Agenda for Peace – part of the Our Common Agenda report

The growth of terrorism is a major threat to international peace and security, currently felt most keenly in Africa, the deputy UN chief told the Security Council on Thursday.   “Terrorists and violent extremists including Da’esh, Al-Qaida and their affiliates have exploited instability and conflict to increase their activities and intensify…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Support from Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) to Animal Husbandry and Agriculture in Niger

TİKA provided the tourist guides with 44 goats, 11 ploughs and fertilizers to improve their economic conditions and contribute to the agricultural production and animal husbandry in the region

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided goat and agricultural tools for 11 Nigerien citizens, who are members to AVEN, namely the Association for the Valorisation of Ecotourism in Niger. According to the UN data, about half of the Nigerien population live under the poverty threshold. Niger is one of…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Second Review of the Extended Credit Facility for Niger and Conducts the 2022 Article IV Consultation

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mr. Antonio David held meetings from October 5 to November 2, 2022

IMF Staff and Nigerien Authorities have reached an agreement at the staff level on the second review of Niger's economic program under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF); Economic activity is expected to recover this year, should keep momentum in 2023, and accelerate over the medium-term, driven by higher oil production…

Source: Présidence de la République du Niger |

Audience avec les anciens membres du gouvernement de transition démocratique du Niger (‪1991-1993‬), conduits par l’ancien Premier Ministre Son Excellence Cheffou Amadou

Ces personnalités étaient venues rendre une visite de courtoisie à SEM Mohamed Bazoum

Le Président de la République, Chef de l’Etat, SEM Mohamed Bazoum, a reçu vendredi en début de soirée 28 octobre 2022, les anciens membres du gouvernement de transition démocratique du Niger (‪1991-1993), conduits par l’ancien Premier Ministre SEM Cheffou Amadou. Ces personnalités étaient venues rendre une visite de courtoisie à…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Inkadewane Community Health Centre, Renovated by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Started to Operate

Inkadewane is a village in the city of Aderbissinat, in the Aïr region of Niger, and the Community Health Centre in Inkadewane serves for 19 villages around it

Inkadewane Community Health Centre, which is of great importance to the local community, was renovated and equipped with hardware by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). Inkadewane is a village in the city of Aderbissinat, in the  Aïr region of Niger, and the Community Health Centre in Inkadewane serves for…