World Day to Combat Desertification Current Affairs - 2019

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June 17: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year on June 17 to promote public awareness to combat desertification. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) had designated June 17 as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought in 1994. It was observed for the first time in 1995. The day is observed globally to Read More…

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17 June: World Day to Combat Desertification

The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is being observed on 17 June across the world to promote public awareness related to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. 2016 Theme: “Inclusive cooperation for achieving Land Degradation Neutrality”. The theme advocates importance of inclusive cooperation to restore and rehabilitate degraded land. It Read More…

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