Case Study 18: Aid in Mali and Niger

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  • Case Study 18: Aid in Mali and Niger
    • TYPES OF AID
      • Emergency Aid
        • Short-term designed for immediate problems of dehydration
      • Development Aid
        • Long-term aid supporting countries development (education, improvements, farming)
    • NEED FOR AID
      • Mali and Niger are located in Sahel (south of Sahara desert)
      • Sahel suffers from desertification caused by climate change, deforestation and grazing
      • Pastoral farmers depend on grass to feed animals
      • Farmers are poor and cannot afford child's education
      • Area suffers from extreme droughts
      • Major drought in 2004 occurred with plague of locus
    • FLOWS OF AID
      • EMERGENCY: In 2005 £3m was given by UK government to World Food Programme to relieve hunger
        • In 2006, £2m was given by UK government to support people's diets in Niger
          • In 2005, UNICEF sent $270k to treat 14k children in Niger with extra $1.03m need for extra treatment
        • In 2005, UNICEF sent $270k to treat 14k children in Niger with extra $1.03m need for extra treatment
      • DEVELOPMENT: Btwn 2006-09 the UK government spent £500k each year in Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso to improve diets
        • Oxfam provided aid for Niger and Mali to support school children of pastorial farmers
          • This proved successfull in 2004 with 4k pupils enrolled; 45% girls

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