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UNESCO launches BIOPALT project to safeguard Lake Chad

focus_lake_chad_cblt2.jpg © Commission du bassin du lac Tchad (CBLT) 02 March 2018The UNESCO Deputy Director-General, Getachew Engida, officially launched the BIOsphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT) project at the International Conference on Lake Chad, held on 26 February 2018. The BIOPALT project aims to increase knowledge of Lake Chad, restore wetlands, rehabilitate wildlife migration corridors and promote sustainable income-generating activities in Abuja, Nigeria. The project launch brought together more than 150 people including representatives of the five project beneficiary countries…

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