Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC)
Commission du bassin du lac Tchad (CBLT)
Date of creation
22 May 1964
The objective of the LCBC is the sustainable and equitable management of Lake Chad and other shared water resources, the preservation of ecosystems, the promotion of integrating and preserving of peace and transboundary security in the Lake Chad Basin.
Governance and development
||Lake Chad Basin Governors Forum for regional cooperation on stabilisation, peace-building, and sustainable development interventions in the region affected by Boko Haram
||Adoption of the Regional Strategy for the Stabilisation, Recovery and Resilience of the Boko Haram-affected areas of the Lake Chad Basin Region led by LCBC and endorsed by the AU.
Peace and security
||Joint Patrol with Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria
||Due to smuggling and criminal activities, creation of a joint Security Force based in Baga-Kawa – only composed of Nigerian troops.
||Establishment of the Multinational Joint Security Force (MNJSF) which mandate is expanded to general cross-border security issues among all members of LCBC.
||Multinational Joint task Force to fight Boko Haram
||LCBC is mandate by the African Union to be the political coordinating body of the operation