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Niger: famine on the horizon?

Poor harvests and empty grain stores have returned to Niger. The threat of famine looms once again. In a break with the policy of the former regime, the new military junta is appealing for international aid. Our reporters take a closer look at this impending catastrophe.

By Melissa BELL , Eric JOSSET

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