Daniel Balluff, a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger from 1986 to 1988, returned to Niger in 2005 to make three films.
You can see a four minute preview of one of the films,
Niger: Living on the Edge of Survival, in this clip hosted by YouTube.
movies page to see more previews of Dan’s movies and find out how you can see the entire movie.
National Public Radio has produced a few short but informative videos on climate change, with one video featuring Niger, and focusing on a recent well-known story about how trees are finally returning to the desert:
Another feature on
NPR‘s web site looks at the effect of climage change on Tuareg nomads in nearby Mali:
FON has begun a campaign to reopen the USAID mission in Niamey. Please see our
letter to Andrew Natsios (the USAID administrator), then contact John Soloninka (FON’s president) if you want to get involved in our efforts.