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Chad is a historical crossroads between North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, with a vast territory of 1,284,000 km2 and an estimated population of 16 million in 2020. The main land issues in this predominantly rural country are frequent droughts, advancing desert, expansion of agricultural land, uncontrolled urbanization, shrinking forest areas, land grabs by elites and oil exploitation. Chad suffers from both high vulnerability to climate change and limited capacity to adapt to it. These land and environmental vulnerabilities are amplified by the weakness of state institutions and high population growth. 
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125,920,000 ha
1,425.5 USD

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The reopening was chaired on December 21, 2022, by Mahamat Assileck Halata, Minister of Spatial Planning, Housing and Urban Development.

Tchad : le guichet unique des affaires foncières à nouveau opérationnel

22 December 2022

La réouverture a été présidé le 21 décembre 2022, par Mahamat Assileck Halata, ministre de l’Aménagement du territoire, de l’habitat et de l’urbanisme.

Herder-farmer conflict in the Sahel needs a new description: why ‘eco-violence’ fits

13 July 2022

The conflicts between herders and farmers over water and grazing opportunities have been going on for decades.

LAND-at-scale Chad: Land reform based on rapid evolutions and present crisis

25 November 2021

The Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency (RVO) is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) in N’Djamena, Kadaster International, Oxfam Chad and Oxfam Intermon for the implementation of a LAND-at-scale project in Chad “Land Reform based on…

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Scaling as the way forward: defining and understanding scaling

9 October 2023

Scaling is at the heart of both the name as well as the strategy of LAND-at-scale. Scaling and scaling potential are key in the way the program was designed and is reflected in the three pillars chosen to realize the aim of the program. The first pillar is about scaling successful initiatives and…