Nigeria Prez Calls For Lake Chad Recharge To Stem Emigration

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ABUJA, Nigeria

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for greater investment from Europe and America to achieve recharge in Lake Chad. Climate change has caused the lake, which serves several millions of people in Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, to shrink to 10 percent of its original size, affecting the welfare of those dependent on the lake for fishing, farming, and animal husbandry.