04 Sep 2018
On 3-4 September, development partners pledged USD 2.17 billion at the International conference on the Lake Chad region in Berlin to assist the region. Development banks announced an additional USD 467 million in low-interest loans. The assistance includes funding for humanitarian, peacebuilding and development activities. Partners aim to support the implementation of the stabilisation strategy that was adopted on 31 August by the governments of Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria.