[Niger] Enquete Conjointe Sur La Vulnerabilite a L’Insecurite Alimentaire des Menages au Niger (November 2006)

Cover Niger 2006


Republique du Niger, Ministere du Developpement Agricole, Ministere des Ressources Animales, (June 2007)

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This survey was conducted to evaluate and characterize the vulnerability of household food insecurity in Niger. Households and villages were surveyed to analyze food availability, accessibility and use.


  • Population
  • Education Budgets and Literacy
  • School Enrollment
  • Nutritional Status of Children, Malnutrition, Underweight, Mortality Rate
  • Poverty
  • Percentage of Poor by Household Size, Level of Education of Household Head
  • Prices of Cereals
  • Distance Between Village and Nearest Road
  • Accessibility by Car from the Village
  • Natural Resources of the Village
  • Crop and Harvest Conditions, Rain
  • Availability of Infrastructure in the Village
  • Proportion of Poor Households, Affluent and Intermediary Households
  • Most Important Problems Facing Households, Types of Responses
  • Disasters
  • Households That Lacked Seeds
  • Households That Produced Crops
  • Share of Expenditure Items in Overall Expenditures
  • Food Consumption Across Social Groups
  • Presence of Acute and Chronic Malnutrition
  • State of Food Insecurity
  • Distribution of Households by: Number of Meals Usually Taken
  • Index of Variety and Diversity of the Diet
  • Quality of Children's Diet, Malnutrition by Class of Food Security
  • Distribution of Households by Level of Food Insecurity According to Their Survival Strategy
  • Household Size and Food Insecurity
  • Possession of Animals by Ecological Zones, Insecurity Class
  • Food Insecurity:  Main Activity of the Household Head, Current Source of Income, Source of Regular Income
  • Number of Fields or Orchards Grown, Acreage, Harvest, Lack of Seeds, Dependence of Availability of Prior Stock Cereal, Plans to Sell Part of Harvest, Standing Crops Sold, Animals Sold, Land Sold, Benefited by Targeted Free Distribution, Benefited from Subsidized Sales
  • Class of Food Insecurity
  • Proportion of Indebted Households
  • Average Annual Expenditure Per Household
  • Distribution of Indebted Households That Have Not Yet Paid Back
  • Leaf and Wild Fruit Consumption

Crops:  Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Rice, Cowpeas

Livestock: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Camels, Poultry

Regions: Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Tahoua, Tillabery, Zinder, Niamey, Tchirozerine, Arlit, Bilma, Maine-Soroa, N'Guigmi, Boboye, Dogodoutchi, Gaya, Loga,  Madarounfa, Aguie, Dakoro, Guidan-Roumdji, Mayahi, Tessaoua, Abalak, Konni, Bouza, Illela, Keita, Madaoua, Tchin-Tabaraden, Tillaberi, Filingue, Kollo, Ouallam, Say, Tera, Mirriah, Goure, Magaria, Matameye, Tanout, Commune NY