Does your country have a Rio+20 preparatory committee?
Chad's Rio+20 committee is composed of several different ministers and representatives from the private sector.
Has your country completed a sustainable development review?
Chad has conducted a national sustainable development review
Is your country planning on announcing new initiatives at Rio?
Yes - an Action Plan is being prepared for Rio which will aim to reduce poverty and specifically address the desertification of Lake Chad.
What is your vision for success at Rio+20?
By promoting agriculture to reduce poverty - which the President of Chad is beginning to work on by proposing a "Projet Agricole" (Agricultural Project) that is supplying 900 tractors to the regions in Chad that are most affected by desertification.
Siiri Bigalke, Smith College
Responses provided by a country delegate. For more information, visit the official Chad page.