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It is also directly relevant to a range of audiences: those who are seeking an up-to-date and informed review of pastoralism in the eastern Chad context; .... into account, in all development policies, the need to support pastoral systems and secure pastoral strategic mobility (government and local authorities).

MONTREAL, April 4, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - On March 31, the Chambre de l'assurance de dommages (ChAD) tabled its 2017 annual report entitled ... The ChAD continues lobbying the government to maintain, and indeed improve, the current, cutting-edge SRO model, which acts in synergy with ...
As the situation does not seem to be improving, Chad Red Cross within the framework of this DREF, aims to target the priority gaps highlighted by the Government, as well as UNHCR's weekly report of March 2 and Emergency Response Plan for Central African Refugees, particularly about needs in ... Population Central African Republic
The Chadian government has released no formal statement either and any reporting on Oxfam's alleged misconduct in the West African nation has been done by the international press, a Chadian journalist told Quartz. Had it not been for the scandal in Haiti, no one would have paid attention to Chad, and ... Population Central African Republic
Left Chad Albert, of Toledo, with his cousin, Cmdr. David Fravor, in an October, 2004, file photo when Commander Fravor took command of VFA-41, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 also known as the "Black Aces" in ... Funded at a cost of $22 million, that secretive government program existed from 2007 to 2012. Population Central African Republic

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 the government ministers and engineers who were recently sipping mineral water in the capital, Abuja, at the International Conference on Lake Chad ... Population Central African Republic
The Court ordered the convicted persons to pay damages to the 7,000 civil parties the equivalent of 50% of 75 billion CFA francs (approximately $125 million USD), with the remaining 50% to be borne by the Chadian state. The Court held that the Chadian government was liable for the acts of its agents. Population Central African Republic
LIBREVILLE/TRIPOLI: The armed forces of Libyan powerful commander Khalifa Haftar said Thursday that their warplanes had attacked Chadian rebels in the ... The council urged Libya's internationally recognised unity government to “immediately take all necessary measures” to ensure Beitelmal's release. Population Central African Republic
The armed forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said on Thursday that their warplanes had attacked Chadian rebels in the country's southern desert last ... Haftar, who opposes a UN-backed unity government based in Tripoli, announced the "liberation" of the eastern city of Benghazi last July after a ... Population Central African Republic
Today, HRC released a letter from HRC President Chad Griffin to Donald Trump calling on him to end his deafening silence on the ongoing anti-LGBTQ crimes against humanity in the Russian republic of Chechnya. Griffin's letter comes as HRC is also urging its members and supporters to contact the White ... Population Central African Republic
“If teacher pay is tied to that source of income, I think the teachers will find themselves in a position where they'll have to be right back up here fighting for more revenue from some place else to get the pay raise that they were promised,” said Chad Warmington, Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association president. Population Central African Republic
Gov. Jay Inslee, seated, shakes hands with Chad Griffin, the president of the D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign after a bill banning licensed therapists from trying to change a minor's sexual orientation, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. Washington joins 10 other states, including ... Population Central African Republic
In the absence of an effective government, more than a dozen armed groups and a multitude of local militias have usurped control of about 80 percent of the ... With the country surrounded by Islamist insurgencies and other conflicts in Chad, South Sudan and Congo, the spillover from these badlands can ... Population Central African Republic
“Under the leadership of store manager, Chad Corley, our Lowe's of Buckhannon is a beacon of community spirit,” Skinner continued. ... Thankfully, with the help of the Stockert family, our city and county government bodies chose to take a risk; to invest resources into providing a much needed community ... Population Central African Republic
The United Kingdom will recover US$ 6.2 million lost in a corruption case stemming from a Canadian energy company bribing Chadian officials in both ... “The UK Government has a zero tolerance approach to corruption and today's landmark judgment means this money can be used to help the people of ... Population Central African Republic
"She understood government and politics, she could manage, she was a diplomat and she was fearless." ... Former Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, who gathered critical votes from a small group of Republicans, said McFadden was unfailingly honest and trustworthy during the complicated ... Population Central African Republic

In some cases, the weapons came from even further afield, in Chad, and passed through Cameroonian towns such as Kousseri. Government officials, including the former mayor of Fotokol, Ramat Moussa, were among those arrested for arms trafficking. The mayor, arrested in September 2014, was found to ... Population Central African Republic
Harriett Baldwin, minister of state for international development, said, “The UK government has a zero tolerance approach to corruption and today's landmark judgment means this money can be used to help the people of Chad. “DFID is already working in Chad, investing in humanitarian programmes and ... Population Central African Republic
President Donald Trump gestures to people cheering him across the tarmac as he arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron Trump, at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Friday. Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender ... Population Central African Republic
N'DJAMENA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up nutrition support for 65,000 people in Chad's fragile Sahel region, thanks to a US$2.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan. Insufficient rainfall during the last planting season in parts of Chad's Sahel region has ... Population Central African Republic
These changes could lead to greater decentralization in Chad's government, which could provide a solution to Chadian leadership's persistent problems caused by the country's ethnic and regional divisions. The net effect of the change is difficult to ascertain, however, as there is still little information on the ... Population Central African Republic
The Chadian government has reversed its plan to cut the salaries of civil servants, leading to a call off of a general strike by trade unions in the country. According to the Chadian Ministry of Civil Service, the government is now committed to paying more than 31,000 public servants in the education and ... Population Central African Republic
Trade unions called an indefinite general strike in the state sector on January 29 after the government slashed civil servants' pay, and since then the whole public sector has stopped work, paralysing key sectors. Late on Wednesday, March 14, the government and the trade union consortium announced a ... Population Central African Republic
“In my discussion with President Derby in Chad earlier today (Monday), we spoke about the threat of Boko Haram and I think it is important and it's really been ... That notwithstanding, he said the US government was supporting Nigeria, by providing capacity building with equipment and also training of the ... Population Central African Republic
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is hopeful that Chad could be removed from the Trump administration's travel restriction list. Tillerson is speaking at a joint news conference with Chad's Foreign Minister Mahamat Zene (zen) Cherif in the country's capital, N'Djamena ... Population Central African Republic
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Chad has acted to "normalize" its relationship with the United States after it was included on a visa-ban list, in a visit designed to show that Washington values President Idriss Deby's government as an "important partner" in the fight against the Islamic State militant group ... Population Central African Republic
The visit to Chad, part of Mr. Tillerson's five-nation tour of Africa, was underwhelming because he got sick partway through, had a light schedule of events anyway and then decided to head back to Washington a day earlier than expected, cramming visits to Chad and Nigeria into a single day. Population Central African Republic
Life is expensive in N' Djamena,” Ngon-Nadji said. Colonel Mahamat Hassan Abakar is Chairman of the Pension Monitoring Commission in Chad. He told a gathering of pensioners that the government is doing what they can with support from international partners. “ It's your right that the state is paying. Population Central African Republic
Mike Henry, who has portfolio responsibility for such industries, on the issue, and “final positions have not actually been taken”. “The Minister of Transport and Mining and I will continue to confer, and the Government will speak at an appropriate time,” Senator Johnson Smith said. “There are different options ... Population Central African Republic
Kamina Johnson Smith, says the Government is currently monitoring the situation in the United States where tariffs have been imposed on aluminium and steel. Addressing the Senate on March 9, Mrs. Johnson Smith said the Ministry has been in discussion with Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Population Central African Republic
The U.S. Government (USG) remains the largest donor to the humanitarian response in the Lake Chad Basin , having provided nearly $650 million in ... Following the attack, the UN and non - governmental organizations (NGOs) suspended emergency response activities in Rann and relocated all staff to ... Population Central African Republic
Ms. White was one of several people who took the floor and spoke against the proposed jail location at a public forum hosted at the Government Center by ... In a statement, county spokesman Chad Olson said at the time that commissioners could not attend because they were previously scheduled to be at ... Population Central African Republic
Their dedication to water preservation has already helped bring key stakeholders in Chad together to address their concerns and get their priorities in order to take the next steps to protect their country's water management. These stakeholders include government, including the Ministry of Environment, ... Population Central African Republic
The day before Tillerson's departure, about 100 protesters gathered outside Tillerson's office in Washington chanting against the government. He will spend about a week on the continent visiting countries that play key roles in addressing Africa's security challenges, including Nigeria, Chad and Djibouti, ... Population Central African Republic
A possible merger of two giant makers of computer chips could revolutionize the all-important industry — which touches everything from smartphones to cars — and shift the balance of power from California to Asia. Washington isn't so sure that is a good idea. In a rare intervention by the government, the ... Population Central African Republic
N'DJAMENA, Chad - Trade unions and opposition parties in Chad announced Saturday a public sector strike would continue until the government yielded and called a total day of closure for March 12. "We have decided to continue the strike until all our conditions are met," said the head of the Chadian ... Population Central African Republic
The defense attorney for indicted former narcotics agent Chad Scott on Wednesday accused the U.S. Justice Department of trying to conceal misconduct on the part of the government agents who investigated Scott's New Orleans-based federal drug task force. The attorney, Matthew Coman, said federal ... Population Central African Republic
Chima said, “Lake chad basin is a very serious issue which we need to nip in the bud before it gets out of hands and we are happy that the Federal Ministry of Water Resources is doing something about that and we are keying into that and we believe we are partners in progress as far as water in West ... Population Central African Republic
Chad is estimated to be 53 percent Muslim, 20 percent Catholic, and 14 percent Protestant. On February 8, Catholic, Muslim and Evangelical leaders met with trade union leaders to find a way forward. “The government and the trade unions need to exercise restraint and go for dialogue,” said the president ... Population Central African Republic
The Government knew about a looming sexual abuse scandal within the aid sector involving 300 people, the former International Development Secretary has claimed as she accused charities of ... It comes as Oxfam faces fresh allegations over former employees using prostitutes while working in Chad. Population Central African Republic
(N'djamena, 9 February 2018): The Government of Chad and the humanitarian community today launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan, a strategic planning tool based on a common analysis of humanitarian needs. In Chad, 4.4 million people, or nearly one in three people, need humanitarian ... Population Central African Republic
A spending deal is in place but does that mean a government shutdown will be avoided? The spending bill agreement reached in the Senate is not a conservative win, but it does include wins for Texas and West Texas. Democrats are threatening to vote against the measure if DACA isn't fixed and Nancy ... Population Central African Republic
N'DJAMENA, Chad - The government of Chad on Wednesday suspended 10 opposition parties for "disturbing public order" and "inciting violence" after ... The 10 suspended parties include the Democratic Party of the Chadian People (PDPT), led by lawmaker Djimet Clement Bagao, which took part in a ... Population Central African Republic
Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, will visit Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria, Mar. 6-13. In a statement, the US State Department ... This comes despite the government's claims of victory in the fight against the sect given a better equipped military. Last August, US sold Nigeria half a billion ... Population Central African Republic
The government of France and the intellectuals of the French research arm of the military and foreign policy establishment have taken a view that the drying up of Lake Chad is a myth. Their state funded intellectuals opposed the major water transfer scheme to buttress the Chari River, the principal source of ... Population Central African Republic
On 17 January, a workshop brought together the Government and other stakeholders to share the conclusions of the Zero Hunger Strategic Review, which sets collective outcomes to eradicate hunger by 2030 in Chad. WFPs role and added-value were discussed with the aim of narrowing down these ... Population Central African Republic
The African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) led by the former South African president Thabo Mbeki is brokering peace talks between the Sudanese government and SPLM-N. The SPLM-N has split into two factions: one led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu and the other led by Malik Agar. The rift emerged ... Population Central African Republic
On Monday, a spokesman for a civil society group in Chad called Iyina became the latest government critic to be detained by security forces. According to police, Alain Kembah Didah was caught with a bottle of gasoline in his hand, preparing to burn a tire as part of an anti-government protest. Didah has ... Population Central African Republic
Chad and Qatar have restored diplomatic relations, their governments said, six months after the West African nation cut ties with Doha in the wake of a rift among Arab states. Chad closed Qatar's embassy and expelled its diplomats last August, accusing its government of trying to destabilize Chad via its ... Population Central African Republic


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