Chad, a landlocked North-central African country bordered on the north by Libya, on the south by the Central African Republic, on the east by the Republic of Sudan, on the southwest by Cameroon, and on the west by Nigeria and Niger. Chad gained its independence from France in 1960. Chad’s post-independence history has been subject to instability and violence, stemming mostly from tensions between the mainly Arab-Muslim north and the predominantly Christian and animist south. The situation stabilized in the mid-1990s after a series of coups. Chad began a two-year rotation on the National Security Council in January 2014.
With the Vision “Together we strive for a chad that is strong, cohesive and prosperous” Chad’s 2017 – 2021 National Development Plan identified four Strategy objectives: (1) Strengthen National Unity; (2) Strengthen good governance and the rule of law; (3) Develop a diversified and competitive economy; (4) Improve quality of life for the population of Chad;
||H.E. IdrissDeby ITNO
||H.E. PahimiPadacke ALBERT
|Minister of Economy and Development Planning
||H.E. Dr.Issa DOUBRAGNE
|g7+ Focal Point
||Mr. Issène Mouhoro, Ministry Planning, Economy and International Cooperation
New Deal Implementation
Chad has been a member of the g7+ since 2010, and has subsequently endorsed the New Deal. The National Development Plan 2017-2021 is aligned with New Deal principles and 4 objectives are correlated to the New Deal. A New Deal Committee, supported by France and UNDP, has also been set up to examine aid effectiveness.