Development projects - Chad

About this Operation

Operation Documents

Budget Revisions

Resource Situation

This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 1 (see below).

With a population of 11.2 million, Chad is one of the world’s poorest countries, ranking 163rd out of 169 in the United Nations Development Programme’s  Human Development Report 2010. The population is vulnerable to shocks and at high risk of food crises; more than 44 percent of rural households  are food-insecure. Acute malnutrition is at a critical level of 15 percent in most regions. Since 2003,  the unstable political  and  security situation arising from  the ongoing conflicts in Chad and neighbouring  countries has  affected economic and social recovery,  and has had negative effects on the Chadian educational system, crippling development of the country’s human capital.



Chad is a low-income, food-deficit country, ranked  170th out of 177 countries in the 2008 UNDP Human Development Index. Chad has in the past six years hosted  around 255,000 refugees from Sudan ’s Darfur region and close to 77,000 refugees from the Central African Republic and 188,000 Chadians have been displaced...