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2013-10-08 13:01:59

How state agents view the role and responsibility of the state contributes to shape the outcome of water sector reform in developing countries. This is concluded in a doctoral thesis, in Peace- and Development studies at Gothenburg University, that investigates efforts to create sustainable systems for water services provision in Niger. One of the United Nations millennium development goals is to increase people's access to safe drinking water. To achieve the target global strategies have...

High-resolution Satellite Data Used To Herd From Space
2013-10-07 12:48:27

ESA Satellites see defined lines of nomadic pastoralism in one of the world’s poorest countries. Landlocked in western Africa, Niger is one of the world’s poorest nations. With less than 4% of the country’s land arable and prone to drought, food security is a major concern for the population of over 17 million. Livestock production is important to the agricultural gross domestic product, with widespread nomadic pastoralism. Livestock trade is organized through strong...

2013-07-19 23:20:59

MobileRecharge.com also facilitates now international mobile recharges to Bangladesh, Niger, Swaziland, Benin, Nepal and Romania, by adding 6 new top up operators: Airtel, MTN Benin, MTN Swaziland, Moov, Telecom and Cosmote. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 MobileRecharge.com enhanced its network by adding six mobile recharge operators for six different countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Nepal, Niger, Swaziland and Romania. MobileRecharge.com customers can now send mobile credit...

Unique Dinosaur Roamed The Desert Of Supercontinent Pangea
2013-06-25 09:03:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pangaea, a single supercontinent existing from 300-200 million years ago, dominated the Earth during the Permian era with animal and plant life dispersed broadly across the land. This disbursement is documented by identical fossil species found on multiple modern continents. A new study, from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, supports the idea that Pangaea had an isolated desert at the center of the supercontinent with unique...

2013-05-16 23:00:19

Author announces new marketing campaign for ℠The Coastal Niger Delta´ Les Mureaux, France (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 In the 2012 book, “The Coastal Niger Delta: Environmental Development and Planning” (published by Trafford Publishing) — which is getting a revived marketing push — Dr. Michael Amaitari Niger, a scholar of the ecology and area of the Niger Delta, reveals the details of his study regarding environmental issues affecting his homeland. For several...

2012-09-20 16:13:04

A study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Niger Countdown Case Study Working Group found that child mortality in Niger–one of the world´s poorest countries–declined nearly 50 percent over the last decade. According to the authors, the advances in survival made in Niger far outpaced other nations in the West Africa region. The study appears in a special issue of The Lancet examining the United Nations Millennium Challenge Goals for...

2012-08-28 23:00:11

Disaster relief contributions still needed to prevent starvation in Niger, Mali, Senegal and Chad, says Lauren Fisher of World Vision International on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 The biggest impact in the United States of the ongoing East African drought is a sharp spike in the price of chocolate (due to poor harvests in Ghana and Ivory Coast). The impact on the people of West Africa is far more profound — mass starvation, thousands...


Latest Niger Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 03:54:58

Symbol: DATH6 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Daniellia Benn. – daniellia...

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2011-02-25 17:34:24

Spinophorosaurus, meaning "spine-bearing lizard," is a genus of early sauropod dinosaur from the Mid Jurassic Period or possibly earlier. It was discovered in a rock formation in Niger, belonging to the lower part of the Irhazer Group. The specimen is unusual for having spiked ectoderms, probably from the tail, similar to the famed thagomizer found in stegosaurs. The type specimen, S. nigerensis, was described by Remes et al. in 2009. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-02-21 18:59:25

The Redtoothed triggerfish or Niger trigger, Odonus niger, is a triggerfish of the tropical Indo-Pacific area, the sole member of its genus. Characteristics The Redtoothed triggerfish is a dark blue bodied fish, ranging up to 50 cm in length. The fins are all blue-green in color, having yellow and light blue trim. It has a lyre shaped caudal fin with a yellow bar between the lobes. Like all triggerfish Redtoothed triggers have a retractable dorsal spine. The dorsal and anal fins give...

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