International Campaign to Save Lake Chad

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History

23 Mar 1994, Abuja (Nigeria), during 8th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). Assumed terminated.

Aims

Sensitize and inform national, sub-regional and international opinion and also institutions and individuals who could support the Lake Chad Basin Commission in Operation Save Lake Chad which it initiated; explain the reasons underlying different development, training, education and research projects contained in the master plan; seek funding for projects.

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Activities

Seeks funding for realization of 36 development projects initiated by LCBC. Sensitization campaign offers the opportunity to undertake activities in favour of various groups of individuals. Main channels: radio; television; newspapers; personal contact; sensitization seminars; public and parastatal institutions likely to facilitate the conveyance of messages to the population. Target groups: (1) donors, international technical assistance organizations, NGOs, foundations; (2) people living in the Lake Chad Basin.

Members

Members in 5 countries
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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Rivers and Lakes
  • Commerce
    • Finance
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

E2182

Last News Received

22. Sep 2000
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