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Niger’s Rural Code: Bibliography and Interesting Websites for Further Information

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Lessons Learned from Niger’s Rural Code: An educational kit.

This fact sheet contains a selection of reference websites and books to learn more about Niger’s rural code.

About Niger

Niger’s Facts and figures :

Political, economic and social studies and newsfeed on Niger :

Rural development policies in Niger :

The Nigerien national network of local agriculture offices (Réseau national des Chambres d’Agriculture - RECA) :

Newsfeeds on rural development in Niger :

Food security in Niger :

The National System for the Prevention and Resolution of Food Crisis (Dispositif national de prévention et de gestion des crises alimentaires) :

Fewsnet :

OCHA Niger :

Agricultural policies in Niger :

The Rural Development Strategy (Stratégie de Développement Rural - SDR) website :

About the Rural Code

Niger’s Rural Code legal texts :

Documents introducing and analyzing the process of the Rural Code (in French) :

Malam Kandine Adam, Niger : « Une réforme foncière basée sur un processus participatif continu », International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development, Brazil, March 2006.

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Niger’s report at the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development, Processus d’élaboration et de mise en œuvre du Code Rural au Niger, Brazil, 2006.

Available for download at :

Abdoul Karim Mamalo et Jérôme Pennec, Code Rural du Niger : une gestion décentralisée et concertée du foncier, Mars 2010. Available for download at :

About Pastoralism

The sector-specific law on pastoralism :

Studies and reports on pastoralism :,ticket,g_u_e_s_t/bid,2585/check_table,it_chap_downl_embed/ /DEDexpert_Transhumanzstudie.pdf


This paper is part of a educational kit, that is complementary to a film about the Lessons Learned from Niger’s Rural Code. This work is the result of a collective project initiated by AGTER, E-Sud Development, AREN, and the LandNet West African network. The project was initiated within the context of the Capacity building project for agricultural organizations networks, focusing on agriculture, food and rural policies funded by the French Development Agency. The contractor for this project is the ADEPRINA/Inter-réseaux Développement rural.

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