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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought_17th June 2021

www.un.org World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought  17 June 2021 Extra 593 million hectares of agricultural land, an area nearly twice the size of India, will be required by 2050 over 2010 levels.  PHOTO:Avijit Ghosh / UNCCDD Photo Contest 2018   When the soil asks for help Desertification is the degradation of land in arid,… Continue Reading World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought_17th June 2021

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought_17th June 2019

  World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought  17 June 2019 Home Desertification Background Videos Resources UN Observances FAO Dune Fixation and Stabilization Project helped fight against desertification in Mauritania, especially where sand dunes encroach upon agricultural land. Photo: FAO/Roberto Faidutti. The decay of the land Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid… Continue Reading World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought_17th June 2019

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June | United Nations

  17 June is recognised by the United Nations as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Desertification, a problem affecting over 250 million people worldwide, is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas, caused by inappropriate and overuse of the land through human activities like deforestation or overgrazing.   The World… Continue Reading World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June | United Nations

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