Chad

Chad is located in Central Africa, with Niger to its west and Libya to its north. The country’s total land area is 1.284 million sq km. In comparison, it is slightly smaller than Peru, or about three times the size of the state of California in the U.S. The country’s climate is tropical in the south and arid desert in the north. Of the total land area, less than four percent is arable and utilized for cultivated crops, while no measurable amount of the total land supports permanent crops such as fruit- and nut-bearing trees. More...

USAID WACIP Supports Improvements in Ginning Systems in the C-4 Countries

The U.S. government supports the cotton sector in West and Central Africa through the USAID West Africa Cotton Improvement Program (USAID WACIP). More...

USAID WACIP Boosts Farmers' Incomes, Ginning Efficiency in West Africa

The program’s purpose was two-fold: to reduce poverty and hunger by increasing cotton farmers’ incomes and increase the added value of cotton that is processed by artisans and ginners. More...