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VideoNovember 18, 2019

Preventing Conflict, Promoting Peace in Niger

Fragility, conflict and violence threaten development progress and can drive communities further into poverty. Niger is a country where 80% of workers are farmers and climate change is severelyimpacting agriculture. With the 3rd lowest GDP per capita in the world, it’s also bordered by countries in conflict. The World Bank’s community-based investments through IDA, its fund for low-income countries, is supporting social protection, safety nets, education and agriculture programs --preventing conflict by improving the lives of marginalized youth. Listen to Alassane, Kaltoum, and Ramatou and visit their village in this 360° video to learn how they are building a better future for themselves.