Maradi

Maradi

(märädē`), town (1988 pop. 112,965), S Niger, near the border with Nigeria. It is the administrative and commercial center for an agricultural region that specializes in peanut growing and goat raising. A major road connects Maradi with KanoKano
, city (1991 est. pop. 595,000), N Nigeria. It is the trade and shipping center for an agricultural region where cotton, cattle, and about half of Nigeria's peanuts are raised.
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, Nigeria. The town has a technical college and a center for research on poultry and goat breeding.

Maradi

 

a town in Niger, on the Gada River (Niger basin), and the administrative center of the department of Maradi. Population, 27,000 (1969). Maradi is a highway junction. It is the trade center of an agricultural region in which there is live-stock breeding and peanuts, cassava, and cereals are grown. Peanut butter is produced in the town, and there are cottonginning and leather plants.

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It was at this place that he parted from his companions, Richardson and Overweg; the first was to follow the Zinder route, and the second that of Maradi; and you may remember that, of these three travellers, Barth was the only one who ever returned to Europe."
La competition a regroupe les huit meilleurs lutteurs issus des huit regions du Niger a savoir Kadri Abdou dit Issaka Issaka de Dosso triple champion national, Saley Daouda d'Agadez, Mansour Issa de Diffa, Sani Abou de Maradi, Yahaya Kaka de Tahoua, Laouali Abdou Dan Tela de Zinder, Yacouba Adamou de Niamey et Ousmane Hassane de Tillabery.
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Objectives The food security and economic sustainability of 15'000 family farms are effective in the Maradi and Dosso regions.
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Chinari -- Three persons including two women have been killed and four injured when a car fell into a deep gorge at Maradi Nara.
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It has implemented 52 water and sanitation projects in Niger between last January and mid-September 2016, at a cost of QR1.7 million, benefiting 96,333 people." "Many governorates have benefited from these projects, including Dosso, Maradi, Niamey and Tillab`ri.
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