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Farmers trap water in famine-ridden Niger

A Nigerien woman digs a trench to collect rainwater near the village of Tibiri in the southern Zinder region of Niger on May 28, 2012. Ten percent of children under five in Niger suffer from acute malnutrition and 44 percent of children suffer from chronic malnutrition, according to the UN World Food Program.

Photos by Issouf Sanogo / AFP - Getty Images

Nigerien farmers arrive near the village of Tibiri.

Nigerien farmers receive two-week's pay for work in the village of Tibiri.

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