Commission Member States Secretariat Details
Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Republic Centralafricaine Mr. Abubakar B. Jauro
Executive Secretary
Lake Chad Bain Commission
Boite Postale 727
Republic Chad
ph:  ++235-524137
  • Founded in 1964
  • Aims:  fair water distribution between member states and economic development, measures against disertification, dams.


World Resources Institute Database:
Links to .pdf files mapped by WRI.

           Map 2: Freshwater Fish Species and Endemism

 Map 3: Endemic Bird Areas
 Map 4: Aridity
 Map 5: Population Density
 Map 6: Water Availability
 Map 7: Modified Landscape (Cropland and Developed Areas)
 Map 8: Cropland Irrigation
 Map 9: Existing and Proposed Major Dams
 Map 10: Remaining Original Forest Cover
 Map 11: Extent of Original Forest Cover Lost
 Map 12: Area Affected by Water Erosion
 Map 13: Urban Population Growth (1995-2000)
 Map 14: Tropical Deforestation (1980-1990)
 Map 15: Protected Areas

Original maps made using the World Resources Institute Database and ArcView GIS, version 3.1, with Spatial Analyst Extension, X-Tools, 3-D Analyst Extension.