Lake Chad: Can the vanishing lake be saved?

Lake Chad - a source of water to millions of people in West Africa - has shrunk by nine-tenths due to climate change, population growth and irrigation. But can a scheme dating back to the 1980s save it?

BBC

Last updated on 03 April 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Cameroon
Niger
Nigeria
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Extreme weather
CMS tags: 
habitat loss
wetland restoration