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05 Dec 2016 description

Points Clés:

  • À travers cinq régions du Niger, la situation alimentaire peut-être qualifiée globalement satisfaisante en Octobre 2016, étant donné que 97% des ménages ont eu une consommation limite ou acceptable.

  • La proportion des ménages ayant une diversité alimentaire faible a été 27%.
    Ces ménages ont été particulièrement trouvés dans les communes de Bagaroua,
    Kantche, Kao, Tondikiwndi et Wacha.

01 Dec 2016 description

Millet, maize, cowpea, and imported rice are the most important food commodities. Millet is consumed by both rural and poor urban households throughout the country. Maize and imported rice are most important for urban households, while cowpea is mainly consumed by poor households in rural and urban areas as a protein source. Niamey is the most important national market and an international trade center, and also supplies urban households. Tillaberi is also an urban center that supplies the surrounding area. Gaya market represents a main urban market for maize with cross-border connections.

01 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam

For several decades Niger country has been facing recurrent armed conflicts and crises including insurrections, which negatively impact its development by potentially threatening its security and stability.

30 Nov 2016 description

Bulletin d’information sur les flambées épidémiques

Le 30 août, le Ministère de la santé du Niger a notifié à l’OMS des décès inexpliqués de personnes ainsi que des décès dans le bétail dans la région de Tahoua au Niger. Le 23 septembre, des échantillons humains et animaux ont été examinés à l’Institut Pasteur de Dakar (IPD) et ont donné un résultat positif pour la fièvre de la vallée du Rift, par PCR, ainsi que pour des IgM spécifiques confirmant la première flambée épidémique de fièvre de la vallée du Rift au Niger.

28 Nov 2016 description

Qu’est ce que la biomasse?

La biomasse est une mesure de la production de la végétation, précisément de la matière sèche (MS) exprimée en kilogramme, par jour et par hectare. Le terme « matière sèche » est utilisé pour décrire toute forme de végétation au dessus du sol, sans comptabiliser son contenu en eau. Pour une analyse de la situation pastorale, la MS représente un moyen efficace pour mesurer de manière normalisée la disponibilité en ressources fourragères.

27 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Adequate rains facilitated crop development in most regions; an average harvest expected following last year’s bumper crop

  • Coarse grain prices declined steeply but remained at levels above those a year earlier

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed, including for Nigerian and Malian refugees

Average harvest expected for 2016 cropping season

26 Nov 2016 description

Un appui français à la coopération transfrontalière au sahel (programme ‘’acts’’ organisé à niamey du 14 au 18 novembre 2016)

Dans le cadre de son programme d’appui à la coopération transfrontalière au Sahel (ACTS), le service de sécurité intérieure de l’ambassade de France au Niger a récemment organisé un séminaire réunissant 40 magistrats, policiers et douaniers venus du Niger, du Mali et du Burkina Faso.

  • Cette série de rencontres s’est déroulée à Niamey, du 14 au 18 novembre 2016, sur le site de la ‘’Blue Zone Bolloré’’.

25 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 11 security incidents were registered in Diffa in October, including an attack on the health centers of N’Garwa and of Gueskerou, where people displaced from Niger and Nigeria receive care. No casualties were reported, but medical supplies, essential medicines and RUTF were looted.

25 Nov 2016 description

The security situation in south-eastern Niger continues to deteriorate due to repeated attacks by Boko Haram. Since the first Boko Haram attack on the Nigerien territory in February 2015 to date, several other incursions have been reported in the region. These attacks have caused the displacement of thousands of people. As a consequence, the humanitarian needs in the region have increased, in a context characterized by limited resources for an adequate response and by localized access challenges.

23 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP continues to face critical funding constraints that threatens the continuation of its resilience activities and risks to reverse the important gains and investments made in recent years. For Malian refugees a challenging transition strategy which moves towards vulnerability targeting and self-reliance is being finalized.

  • The PRRO evaluation survey confirms the positive trends of resilience indicators amongst the very poor populations.

23 Nov 2016 description
  • At least four people have been killed in a series of attacks attributed to Boko Haram in several villages in Diffa region over the last few days. One attack occurred in the village of Woor, leaving three people dead and several injured. There were two separate attacks on the villages of Ngaroua Koura and Ngalewa, with one person killed, a health post and shops looted.

  • In total, an estimated 221 790 people have been displaced due to Boko Haram violence in the Diffa region. In addition, Niger is also host to 96 940 Nigerian refugees who have fled Boko Haram.