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Francesco la Camera and Mamman Nuhu sign the agreement.

Lake Chad Project Advances FDR’s Vision for Africa

October 20, 2018—On October 16, a huge step forward was taken for the African continent, with the signing of an agreement between Italy and the Lake Chad Basin Commission to fund a feasibility study of the Transaqua water project. Francesco La Camera, director general of the Italian Environment ministry, and […]

by October 20, 2018 News Shorts
Nigerian President Buhari (center) with leaders of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (Lawrence Freeman)

Save Lake Chad with Transaqua: Nkrumah and FDR Would Concur

By Lawrence Freeman, April 24, 2018 In 1943, after having flown over the Sahara Desert on his way to a Casablanca conference with Winston Churchill, President Franklin Roosevelt remarked to his son Elliott, that with the recreation of a lake in the depressed flats in North Africa, “The Sahara would […]

by April 24, 2018 News