A vast, rural and very poor country despite plenty of natural resources, Chad has real potential to improve its food security and agriculture. Millions of farming families who practice subsistence farming in harsh environments would benefit from better seeds, conservation practices and strategies for greater resilience to climate shocks. Improving quality standards of the growing agribusiness sector is also among the research and development priorities.


39 million hectares- Agricultural land in Chad that can be cultivated (FAO)

>60% - Share of Chad's population living on less than $1.25 a day

50% - Yield increase of sorghum variety S35 in Chad compared to the best local varieties

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