Overview

Niger is a landlocked, least-developed, low-income, food-deficit country in the Sahara–Sahel belt, with a population of over 16 million. Niger ranks last on the 2013 Human Development Index (186 of 186 countries), and life expectancy at birth is 55 years. The fertility rate is among the highest in the world, at 7.6 births per woman, and the maternal mortality ratio is 590 per 100,000 live births. 

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)171,611
Beneficiary needs ($US)319,616,965