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The largest issues that plague the environment in Chad are the desertification and the shrinking of Lake Chad.1 Periodic droughts, overgrazing of livestock, and below average rainfall have all contributed to the growth of desert-like environments in the country.2 The UN Food and Agriculture Organization describes the shrinking of Lake Chad as an ecological catastrophe.3 Well over 20 million people in Chad, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon all depend on Lake Chad for agricultural cultivation and drinkable water.4 A program has been implemented that seeks to regulate the basinâ's water and reduce inefficient damming and irrigation methods, but despite these measures, the lake continues to shrink.5

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1http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/april-2012/africa%E2%80%99s-vanishing-lake-chad
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4 http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/03/02/shrinking.lake.chad/
5http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/april-2012/africa%E2%80%99s-vanishing-lake-chad
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Republic of Chad News

USA TODAY 
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — American cyclist Chad Young has a severe head injury following a crash at the Tour of the Gila, and his Axeon Hagens Berman team said late Thursday he is not expected to recover. The 21-year-old Young crashed along with ... See more..
Ravalli Republic 
FILE - In this Monday May 30, 2016 file photo, Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal. An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
... Central African refugees totaling 1,209 people have arrived in Chad, mainly in the border village of Sourou. They are welcomed by the local population and the authorities despite the fact the border with the Central African Republic (CAR) is ... See more..
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AllAfrica.com 
But we hope the judgement will also pave the way for other African countries to use universal jurisdiction to prosecute crimes under international law or for the establishment of similar hybrid courts, such as in the Central African Republic and South ... See more..
Calgary Herald 
Calgary Flames Chad Johnson against the Anaheim Ducks during 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs in Calgary, Alta., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Al Charest / AL ... See more..
Gulf Times 
Qatar Charity, under the auspices of a Qatari benefactor, has launched the Uthman ibn Affan health centre in the Republic of Chad's Omdurman City capable of providing medical services to 20,000 patients. The launching ceremony was graced by Chad's ... See more..
Market Exclusive 
ERHC Energy Inc. is engaged in the business of exploration for oil and gas in Africa. The Company's business includes interests in exploration acreage in the Republic of Kenya (Kenya), the Republic of Chad (Chad), the Joint Development Zone (JDZ) ... See more..
New Republic 
When it was first announced that Richard Spencer, one of the founding fathers of the alt-right, would be giving a talk on April 18 at Auburn University in Alabama, ... See more..
DVIDS (press release) 
Eight nations, including the U.S., participated in the seminar, as well as Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo and the United Kingdom. The primary goal of the Regional Leaders Seminar was to increase interoperability ... See more..
Daily Republic 
And it seemed only appropriate for the school to name the meet after it's most well-known athlete—Chad Greenway. On Friday, the inaugural Greenway Relays will kick off with field events at 2 p.m. and running events at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Vernon and the ... See more..
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Geography

Central Africa, south of Libya
Area

Total 1.284 million sq km
Land 1,259,200 sq km
Water 24,800 sq km

Climate

tropical in south, desert in north
Natural Resources

petroleum, uranium, natron, kaolin, fish (Lake Chad), gold, limestone, sand and gravel, salt ;
Natural Hazards

hot, dry, dusty harmattan winds occur in north; periodic droughts; locust plagues
Current Environmental Issues

inadequate supplies of potable water; improper waste disposal in rural areas contributes to soil and water pollution; desertification

Demographics

Nationality
Chadian
Population
11,193,452 (July 2013 est.)
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Chad's primarily agricultural economy will continue to be boosted by major foreign direct investment projects in the oil sector that began in 2000. Economic conditions have been positive in recent years, with real GDP growth reaching 13% in 2010 because of high international prices for oil and a strong local harvest. GDP growth for 2012 was 5%. However, Chad's investment climate remains challenging due to limited infrastructure, a lack of trained workers, extensive government bureaucracy, and corruption. At least 80% of Chad's population relies on subsistence farming and livestock raising for its livelihood. The government of Chad is determined to ...See More improve agricultural production through modernization and mechanization over the next three years, and hosted a national Rural Development Forum in 2012 to promote investment in agriculture. Chad's economy has long been handicapped by its landlocked position, high energy costs, and a history of instability. Chad relies on foreign assistance and foreign capital for most public and private sector investment projects. Remittances are also an important source of income. The Libyan conflict disrupted inflows of remittances to Chad's impoverished western region that relies on income from Chadians living in Libya. A consortium led by two US companies has been investing $3.7 billion to develop oil reserves - estimated at 1.5 billion barrels - in southern Chad. Chinese companies are also expanding exploration efforts and have completed a 311-km pipeline and the country's first refinery. The nation's total oil reserves are estimated at 1.5 billion barrels. Oil production came on stream in late 2003. Chad began to export oil in 2004. Cotton, cattle, and gum arabic provide the bulk of Chad's non-oil export earnings. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$21 billion (2012 est.); $19.99 billion (2011 est.); $19.89 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

28% of GDP (2012 est.); 30.2% of GDP (2011 est.); 27.7% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

cotton, sorghum, millet, peanuts, rice, potatoes, manioc (tapioca); cattle, sheep, goats, camels
Industries

oil, cotton textiles, meatpacking, brewing, natron (sodium carbonate), soap, cigarettes, construction materials