INTERVIEW: Lake Chad – The most complex humanitarian crisis of our time?
Berlin, 8 June 2017 - The world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis is currently playing out in the Lake Chad region, with some 17 million people affected, and 7 million suffering food insecurity.
Stella Schaller from adelphi spoke with Ambassador Hinrich Thölken, Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN Organizations FAO, WFP and IFAD in Rome, who travelled to both Nigeria and Chad to gain a better understanding of the different compound pressures.
- Ambassador Thölken: "If we do not look at the resource question, we will not be able to settle the political question."
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