I am pleased to send greetings to this International Conference on Lake Chad, and I commend the Government of Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin Commission
for organizing it.
IN an effort to revive the drying Lake Chad Basin, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, called for more political will and determination from the Lake Chad Basin Commission
(LCBC) member countries.
BRUSSELS, Aug 1 (KUNA) -- The European Commission and the African Union Commission signed in Brussels on Monday an agreement on 50 million euro support from the European Union (EU)'s "African Peace Facility" to the Lake Chad Basin Commission
Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in its fight against Boko Haram.
Today Lake Chad is less than 10% of the size it covered in the 1960s, according to the Lake Chad Basin Commission
The recent low levels are a concern, and have been monitored through satellite and other means by the Lake Chad Basin Commission
It doesn't refer to the entire geo-political entity of the "Lake Chad Conventional Basin" (which covers the five countries now included in the Lake Chad Basin Commission
In another development, the House on Thursday ordered the suspension of Nigeria's contributions to the Lake Chad Basin Commission
until alleged corruption and misappropriation levelled against it Executive Secretary is resolved.
Partner organizations included the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Niger Basin Authority, the Lake Chad Basin Commission
, the Volta Basin Authority, the Liptako-Gourma Integrated Development Authority, the Organization for the Development of the Senegal River and the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources.
We commend efforts by the African Union and Lake Chad Basin Commission
countries and Benin to stand up the MNJTF.
The Lake Chad Basin Commission
(LCBC) was created in 1964 and is today composed of representatives from Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and the Central African Republic.
As variously canvassed in the past, national institutions can also take up the challenge by cooperating with the Lake Chad Basin Commission
(LCBC), regional organisation, comprising Cameroon, Chad, the Central African Republic, Niger, and Nigeria, and others for ensuring the management and development of the Lake's water resources.
In 1964, the Lake Chad Basin Commission
was established to manage equitably the declining waters of the lake.