Improving Lake Chad Management through Building Climate Change Resilience and Reducing Ecosystem stress through Implementation of the SAP

Lead country

Regional - Africa

Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From December 24, 2018 to December 24, 2023

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 1.3 Social protections for vulnerable
  2. 1.5 Build resilience of poor to climate, shocks
  3. 13.1 Strengthen resilience, adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards

Project ID: 4797

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Technical team

  • Oceans and Water Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Climate resilient access to water supply & sanitation


  • FreshWaters


  • Lakes

Transformed sector(s)

  • Agriculture
  • Fisheries

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Direct support / Service Delivery
  • Institutional mechanism and system building


  • Governance
  • Capacity building
  • Management operation


  • Institutional framework
  • Partnerships
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Awareness raising
  • Technical capacity building
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Ecosystem-based management
  • Ecosystem and ecosystem services conservation/restoration
  • Ecosystem services monitoring

Social inclusion

  • Local community/CSOs
  • Youth/Children
  • Women

Gender equality

  • Women decision making

Gender result effectiveness scale

  • Gender responsive


  • Systems pathway
  • People pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Improve resilience

SDG target(s)

  • 1.3 Social protections for vulnerable
  • 1.5 Build resilience of poor to climate, shocks
  • 13.1 Strengthen resilience, adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards

Conventions and protocols

  • Strategic Action Programme

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Nature-based solution
  • Food and agricultural commodities strategy

USD $6,130,000

Grant amount

USD $236,282,304

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($6,130,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Chad

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