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POOREST COUNTRIES
NIGER INLAND DELTA
MODERN NIGER
FIFTH FRENCH REPUBLIC
RIVERINE AREA IRRIGATED
LIPTAKO-GOURMA AUTHORITY
NIGER DELTA REGION
GOVERNMENT
ASPERGILLUS SPECIES
ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS
CONTRAST
NIDULANS
SONGHAI EMPIRE
BLACK SWALLOWER
ORYZAE
TAHOUA
DAKAR
LOKOJA
BATTLE
ISSUS
MAMAR KASSEY
RIVER NIGER
NIGER RIVER VALLEY
NORTHERN NIGER
LATE 1990S
INDEPENDENCE
HAUSA
DESERT
LAND
CONFLUENCE
CITY
NAME
GAUL
FLAVUS
FUNGUS
DEPARTMENTS
SPECIES
NATION
EGYPT
NORTH AFRICA
SEXUAL REPRODUCTION
APPROXIMATELY
ONIONS
GAMBIA
ATLANTIC OCEAN
TRIBUTARY
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Niger"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Niger is a landlocked nation in West Africa located along the border between the Sahara and Sub-Saharan regions.
  2. Niger is a former French colony that gained independence in 1960.
  3. Niger is a former French colony which was granted independence in 1960. (Web site)
  4. Niger is an inland African nation whose northern area includes a part of the Sahara Desert.
  5. Niger is a seperate African country than Nigeria.

Poorest Countries

  1. With growing numbers of people going hungry in Niger, one of the poorest countries on Earth, WFP is stepping up food assistance.
  2. Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with minimal government services and insufficient funds to develop its resource base.

Niger Inland Delta

  1. The Sudanian Savanna is home to two great flooded grasslands, the Sudd wetland in the Sudan, and the Niger Inland Delta in Mali.

Modern Niger

  1. Close your eyes and let Mamar Kassey's music transport you into the heart of modern Niger.

Fifth French Republic

  1. After the establishment of the Fifth French Republic on December 4, 1958, Niger became an autonomous state within the French Community. (Web site)

Riverine Area Irrigated

  1. Economic activity is largely confined to the riverine area irrigated by the Niger. (Web site)
  2. Economic activity is largely confined to the riverine area irrigated by the Niger River.

Liptako-Gourma Authority

  1. The Liptako-Gourma Authority of Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso seeks to jointly develop the contiguous areas of the three countries. (Web site)

Niger Delta Region

  1. Ofuya Z: The incidence of hypertension among a select population of adults in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Government

  1. Since free and fair elections at the end of 1999, the Government of Niger has made economic reforms and invested in its people.
  2. In the mid-1990's, the Government worked with international organizations to respond to Tuareg refugees from Mali and Niger. (Web site)

Aspergillus Species

  1. Aspergillus species, including A. ochraceus, A. niger, A. versicolor, A. penicilloides, and A. sydowii were identified and quantified at the species level. (Web site)

Aspergillus Flavus

  1. Aspergillus flavus, A. niger, are two examples. (Web site)

Contrast

  1. In contrast, Fezzan's borders with Algeria, Niger, and Chad are seldom crossed because of the almost total emptiness of the desert countryside.

Nidulans

  1. Useful species of Aspergillus include A. nidulans, A. niger, A. terreus, and A. fumegatus. (Web site)
  2. Recently, in vivo footprinting data has proven the conservation of binding sites among A. nidulans, Penicillium chrysogenum, and Aspergillus niger (34a). (Web site)

Songhai Empire

  1. An uncompromising warrior-king, Ali Ber extended the Songhai empire by controlling the Niger River with a navy of war vessels.
  2. One of the first empires in what is now Niger was the Songhai Empire.

Black Swallower

  1. Resembles the black swallower,(C. niger).
  2. Black swallower - A black swallower (Chiasmodon niger) is a deep sea fish that can swallow bigger fish than itself.

Oryzae

  1. A. oryzae, A. niger, A. awamori, A. nidulans, A. japonicus, A. phoenicis or A. foetidus, Fusarium, e.g. (Web site)

Tahoua

  1. Another 200km (124mi) further on is Tahoua, the fourth largest city in Niger and a major stop on the Niamey-Agadez road.
  2. Tchin-Tabaraden is a town located in the Azawagh region of Niger, north of the departement city of Tahoua.

Dakar

  1. In 1923 a new railroad linked Dakar with interior peanut-growing areas and the Niger River. (Web site)

Lokoja

  1. Lokoja is a port on Niger River. (Web site)

Battle

  1. Aquilius Niger adds to this that Augustus himself slew the other consul Hirtius amid the confusion of the battle. (Web site)

Issus

  1. Consolidating his power, Septimius Severus battled Pescennius Niger at Cyzicus and Nicea in 193 and then decisively defeated him at Issus in 194.
  2. The last battle, which took place at Issus, ended in the defeat and death of Niger (194). (Web site)
  3. At Issus, the defeated Niger was killed while fleeing to Parthia. (Web site)

Mamar Kassey

  1. Mamar Kassey is a jazz - pop - ethnic band from Niger, Africa.

River Niger

  1. Ayourou is a town in north west Niger near the Malian border, its old town lying on an eponymous island in the River Niger.

Niger River Valley

  1. Irrigated rice for internal consumption is grown in parts of the Niger River valley in the west. (Web site)

Northern Niger

  1. At their peak, the Tuareg confederations ruled most of what is now northern Niger, and extended their influence into modern Nigeria. (Web site)
  2. Examples of ephemeral streams are the Ugab River in Southern Africa, and a number of small ephemeral watercourses that drain Talak in northern Niger.
  3. Considerable evidence indicates that about 600,000 years ago, humans inhabited what has since become the desolate Sahara of northern Niger. (Web site)

Late 1990S

  1. Niger began developing diverse media in the late 1990s.

Independence

  1. Niger Not until 1993, 33 years after independence from France, did Niger hold its first free and open elections. (Web site)

Hausa

  1. Fulani gained control of S Niger as a result of the holy war waged against the Hausa by the Muslim reformer Usuman dan Fodio. (Web site)

Desert

  1. Although most of Mali is desert or semi-desert, the Niger River is a potential irrigation source. (Web site)

Land

  1. After trying unsuccessfully to land the aircraft at Ndjamena, Chad, the terrorists ordered the plane to land at Niamey, Niger. (Web site)

Confluence

  1. Nok culture, situated at the confluence of the Niger and Benue rivers Asia Neolithic Chinese settlements.

City

  1. Herodotus tells of certain youths who penetrated the desert to the Niger and found there a city of black dwarfs. (Web site)

Name

  1. From the edge of the dry-hot Sahel of Niger comes fury in the name of Mamar Kassey.

Gaul

  1. Pescennius Niger mopped up the deserters in Gaul in a military campaign, and a revolt in Brittany was put down by two legions brought over from Britain. (Web site)

Flavus

  1. Aspergillus fumigatus is the most common cause of aspergillosis, followed by A. flavus and A. niger.

Fungus

  1. Analysis of the A. niger genome revealed that this fungus contains three putative dioxygenase genes, ppoA, ppoC and ppoD. A ppoB homologue was not present.

Departments

  1. Niger is divided into 7 departments and one capital district.
  2. Niger is divided into 7 departments and subdivided into 35 arrondissements and further subdivided into 129 communes.

Species

  1. Aspergillus niger: Spores of this species are relatively common in soil, plant litter, spices, and sun-dried plant products.

Nation

  1. I've always pronounced the nation of Niger as NYE-ghur, but I heard a BBC reporter calling it NEE-zher, very French-sounding.

Egypt

  1. They controlled the desert caravan trade from Ghadames south to the Niger River, eastward to Egypt and west to Mauritania. (Web site)
  2. A route from the Niger Bend to Egypt was abandoned in the tenth century due to its dangers.

North Africa

  1. Mamar Kassey is a group hailing from Niger that blends their electric guitar and bass with more traditional timbres and music from West and North Africa.

Sexual Reproduction

  1. Interestingly, recent genome analysis of A. niger has revealed the presence of a full complement of functional genes related to sexual reproduction [ 1].
  2. Recent analysis of the A. niger genome has revealed the presence of a full complement of genes related to sexual reproduction [ 1].

Approximately

  1. Approximately 10 French military advisers are in Niger.
  2. The Niger Armed Forces total 10,000 personnel with approximately 3,700 gendarmes, 300 air force, and 6,000 army personnel. (Web site)

Onions

  1. A. niger causes black mold of onions.

Gambia

  1. The Niger, Gambia, and Senegal Rivers are among the 22 West African rivers that have their origins in Guinea.
  2. The Niger River and its important tributary, the Milo have their source in the Guinea Highlands; the Gambia and Senegal rivers in the Futa Jallon. (Web site)

Atlantic Ocean

  1. Of the main rivers, the Sanaga drains into the Atlantic Ocean, and the Benue flows westward into the Niger River basin in Nigeria. (Web site)
  2. Situated on the bight of Bonny it is the terminal point at which river Niger enters the Atlantic ocean.

Tributary

  1. Makurdi is located on the banks of Benue River, a major tributary of the Niger River. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Geography > Regions > West Africa > Nigeria
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