Niger’s water crisis hits farmers

In the country’s most fertile region called Agadez, severe water shortages are causing farmers to struggle. And inadequate irrigation systems are helping to push food prices higher.

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    About half of Niger’s 20 million population have no access to a safe supply of drinking water.

    In the country’s most fertile region, Agadez, severe water shortages are causing farmers to struggle. And inadequate irrigation systems are helping to push food prices higher.

    Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports.


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