Chad

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A desert village in Chad © Shutterstock

  • Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2013): US$ 2,126,966
  • Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2013): 1 project
  • Main donors: UNDP Chad
  • Implementing partners: Ministry of Housing, Urban Development and Regional Planning

Chad is divided into multiple regions: a desert zone in the north, an arid Sahelian belt in the centre and a more fertile Sudanese savanna zone in the south. Lake Chad, after which the country is named, is the largest wetland in Chad and the second-largest in Africa.  N’Djamena (capital), Moundou, Sarh, Abeche, Kelo, Koumra are a few of its major cities.

General information
Capital: N’Djamena

Major cities: Chad is divided into multiple regions: a desert zone in the north, an arid Sahelian belt in the centre and a more fertile Sudanese savanna zone in the south. Lake Chad, after which the country is named, is the largest wetland in Chad and the second-largest in Africa.  N’Djamena, Moundou, Sarh, Abeche, Kelo, Koumra are a few of its major cities.

  • Population: 12.45 million
  • GDP: US$12.89  billion
  • GDP growth: 8.9%
  • Urban population (annual %): 22%
  • Population growth rate (average annual %): 3.0%
  • Urban population growth rate (average annual %): 3.4%
  • Rural population growth rate (average annual %): 2.9%

Source: World Bank 2012

UN-Habitat projects in Chad

Urban Development Improvement of Housing in Chad (Phase II)

In the period between 2008-2013, UN-Habitat carried out the phase II of a project aimed at improving the living conditions of urban poor including slum dwellers. The project was funded by UNDP Chad and implemented in conjunction with the Ministry of Housing, Urban development and Regional Planning.

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