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Lake Chad

Nigeria’s $23 billion Lake Chad ambition

November 9, 2018

Earlier this month, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari reiterated his campaign to revive Lake Chad and expanded his push to enlist European and North American countries in the project. Lake Chad supports nearly 30 million people who live in Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria. As previously reported in The Daylighter, the lake has lost 90 percent of its original surface […]

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Big pledges boost hopes for Lake Chad crisis

September 6, 2018

A group of major international donors made big pledges on Tuesday to help address one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. The World Food Program estimates that more than 10 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are in urgent need of assistance and protection. Of that number, at least 2.4 million people have been displaced by […]

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