| The Case Study Themes
This website will examine the impact of the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline
from the perspectives of development economics and human rights.
These two themes are discussed at length on their respective webpages,
which can be reached using the links at the upper left hand side
of this page.. Brief summaries of each perspective are presented
Teachers using this website in class may find it useful to divided
their classes into five groups. Each group will represent 1) the
Chadian government, 2) the Consortium, 3) the World Bank, 4) relevant
local and international NGOs and 5) Chadian citizens affected by
Development Economics: The potential economic effects
of the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline are considered. This page looks
at the projected benefits the pipeline will bring Esso-Chad,
the Chadian government, local communities, and the general
citizen of Chad.
Human Rights: Chad has a long history of government
corruption and human rights abuses. The Chad-Cameroon Pipeline
may exacerbate the situation. Preventing further corruption
and human rights violations is of great concern to all major
actors involved the pipeline project. This page considers
the questions relevant to determining the level of corruption
and human rights abuses in Chad.