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Niger - land in crisis

Paradise lost
  • Land in crisis
  • Slim harvests
  • Bitter fruit
  • Child in need
  • Survival mechanism
  • Water-borne danger
  • Flood damage
  • Paradise lost
  • Preparing for the future

Paradise lost

"I remember when lakes lasted for months into the dry seasons, and we were eating fish every day. It was paradise on earth. Investment in rural infrastructure has gone and left dams to crumble. The fields are now destroyed and our land is increasingly arid," says a leader of the Tahoua district of Niger.

picture credit: Gonzalo Höhr/Action Against Hunger

 

 

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