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Environment
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

WRAL.com 
"The government of the Republic of Chad strongly condemns this odious act and informs the public that search operations have been initiated throughout the region to find the victim and his captors," the statement said, reassuring residents, both local ... See more..
Quartz 
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right National Front party, will this week visit the Republic of Chad and the 3,500 French troops based out of its capital, N'Djamena. In her presidential campaign, Le Pen has pushed controversial anti-European ... See more..
Face2Face Africa 
Ancient cave paintings Ennedi Massif in the Republic of Chad have been defaced by unidentified vandals. See more..
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UNICEF (press release) 
All children under five years of age in the 13 countries – Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Sierra Leone – will be simultaneously ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
Some 5,000 Chadian returnees (57% women and 43% men) who have been arriving in Chad since January 2014, after decades spent in the Central African Republic (CAR), were installed in Zafaye site, Gaoui (about 15 km north-east of N'Djamena) by the ... See more..
IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters 
Ambassador Kairat Umarov is Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations. He was a member of the Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin from March 2 to 7, 2017. The Permanent Representatives of ... See more..
Belfast Telegraph 
In mitigation, she said that she had received no less than 10 references, including a letter about his conduct in the Irish army whilst serving in Central Africa and the humanitarian work he had carried out there while on a tour of the Republic of Chad ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
“Here, all the returnees and refugees who fled the war in the Central African Republic account for half of the local population, with as much as 33% being refugees, excluding the returnees,” explains Augustin Gongtar, Goré's prefect. The Dar Sila ... See more..
ReliefWeb 
Chad also hosts refugees and returnees who fled violence in neighbouring Central African Republic, Sudan (Darfur) and Libya. The protracted nature of these displacements puts an additional strain on the ecological and economic resources of an extremely ... See more..
Pulse Nigeria 
From left: Chief of Defence Staff of the Republic of Chad, Maj.-Gen. Mahamat Ibrahim; his Nigerian and Niger counterparts, Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin and Gen. Seyni Garba, at the meeting of the Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Defence Staff, and Heads of ... 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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Finances

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