International Conference on Lake Chad Opens in Nigeria
President Mohamadou Buhari has warned that the world would pay dearly if Lake Chad is allowed to go into extinction, and has stressed the need to include local communities and civil society groups in the implementation of the intervention measures.
Guardian, 27 February 2018
President Buhari has warned that the world would pay deadly if Lake Chad is allowed to go into extinction. Read more »
Lake Chad today is a remnant of its former self. When water levels were higher the village of Doro-Lelewa in Niger was on and island. By 2002 these boats were no longer needed to get to the village.
Leadership, 20 February 2018
A 2017 report from the United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Nigeria has pointed out that about 7 million people across the Lake Chad basin… Read more »
Central Africa: Chad - the Drying Up of the Lake, Seeing Global Warming Up Close
Fahamu, 16 February 2018
Travelling to Chad to see the lake and the Lake Chad Basin Commission Read more »
Vanguard, 26 February 2018
Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and… Read more »
UN News, 27 February 2018
Amid growing insecurity in Lake Chad, a senior United Nations relief official on Monday said the international community and the Government of Cameroon must step up support for… Read more »