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Farmers in Niger
Farmers in Niger

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Mercy Corps provided weekly training to help farmers improve their techniques so they can grow bigger, healthier vegetables.
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NIGER

Africa

NIGER

Niger flagAfrica

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    Capital:Niamey

    Location:Western Africa, southeast of Algeria

    Currency:Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)

    Area:1.267 million sq km

    Population:23,605,767 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:French (official), Hausa, Djerma

    Religion:Muslim 99.3%, Christian 0.3%, animist 0.2%, none 0.1% (2012 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+1

    Tel Code:+227

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