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Investing In NIGER
The programME ofthe President ofthe Republic
The strategic program of His Excellency Mr Issoufou Mahamadou
is broken down into eight (8) points:
1. Build strong, credible and sustainable Democratic Institutions;
2. Ensure the personal security, safety and wellbeing of all,
throughout the country;
3. Revive the economy and promote social development through
public investments.This is why he plans to mobilise more than
six thousand (6,000) billion FCFA during his period in office by
the combination of a more functional and efficient public
expenditure and a sensible increase in external resources.
These funds will be used for;
4. Over nine hundred (900) billion FCFA for agriculture and
livestock to help ensure food security through the ‘3N’ initiatives
(‘Les Nigériens Nourrissent les Nigériens’ – Nigeriens feeding
Nigeriens) and also to increase the incomes of the farmers
and pastoralists.This virtuous cycle will initiate and sustain the
development of our country.
5. More than six hundred (600) billion FCFA for urban, rural and
pastoral water.Access to water for everyone is a priority.
6. Over six hundred (600) billion FCFA in infrastructure and energy.
Investing in roads, rural routes, railways and electricity as without
these there is no development.
7. More than one thousand five hundred (1,500) billion FCFA for
the benefit of education and six hundred (600) billion FCFA for
health in order to significantly improve the key social factors of a
developing society.
8.The combination of all these economic and social actions will allow
us to create fifty thousand (50,000) jobs per year for the young.
The cohesion of our society requires an offer of hope for youth.
Strategic Programme
The current Government is working very hard to find ways to
improve every sector of Niger and the President has implemented
a five year plan and social project for the country
Niger Consulate Uk
he Consulate
is the official
representative body of the
Government of the Republic
of Niger in The United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Nor thern Ireland with
supervision from the Ambassador of
Niger in Paris.
In addition to bilateral and multilateral
activities our objective is to represent
the interests of the Republic of Niger
in the UK, to promote Trade, Investment,
Spor t and Tourism in Niger and
work closely with Aid agencies in a bid
towards getting much needed Aid to
Niger. Being a former French colony
Niger is a country that is not widely
known in the UK and our aim is to
bring the two countries and their
people closer.
For the citizens of Niger living in the
UK our objective is to look after and
represent your interests while providing
advice in general on how to live as law-
abiding citizens in the UK.
Opening Hours
Our office hours are Monday to Friday
9:30am – 5:30pm
Consular hours are Monday to Friday
10:00am – 3:00pm
TheVisa office (when opened) will operate
Monday to Friday 10am – 2pm and will
be initially available by appointment only.
Details on those people requiring a visa to
Niger and how to apply will be posted on
the visa page in due course.
Contact Us
Consulate of the Republic
of Niger UK

Oakridge House,Wellington Road
HighWycombe, Buckinghamshire

HP12 3PR

Tel: 01494 557 345
Fax: 01494 557 346
Niger Consulate Uk
Mission Statement