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A Climate Trend Analysis of Niger

While summer rains have increased during the past 20 years, temperatures have increased as well, amplifying the effects of droughts. Crop yields are low but the population is growing, pointing to rising food insecurity.

by Funk, Chris; Rowland, James; Eilerts, Gary; Adoum, Alkhalil; and White, Libby
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3080
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Air temperature, Climate change, Climatology, Effects of climate change, Interagency programs, Population (human), Precipitation (atmospheric)
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