At the end of Conference of Parties (COP) 14, countries party to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) adopted a series of breakthrough measures in the accord of the New Delhi Declaration. Features of the Delhi Declaration Along with an agreement to achieve land degradation neutrality wherein the countries pledged to halt the degradation ..
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The 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has officially released the Drought Toolbox, which is a one-stop shop for all actions on drought. The toolbox can be used by countries to assess drought risks in their regions much in advance, and prepare to deal with the water scarcity. ..
The 14th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14) is taking place in New Delhi from 2 to 13 September 2019. The agenda of the conference is to reverse degradation of land and fix critical gaps in its management. According to researchers at the ..
The three important components of land are soil, water and biodiversity. These three components working together create goods and services which provide a foundation for sustainable livelihoods and peaceful co-existence between peoples. What is Land Degradation? Land Degradation refers to reduction or loss in the quality of land especially its topsoil, vegetation, and/or water resources, due to excessive ..
The 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is at Greater Noida on 2nd September 2019. The core agenda of the 12-day Conference is to reverse land degradation and its outcomes while accelerating positive achievements for people and for ecosystems. The main objective of the convention is to combat desertification ..
In a press conference addressed by the Union Minister of Environment & Forests, Prakash Javadekar has declared that India aims to restore over 50 lakh hectares of degraded land by the year 2030. What has happened? Union Minister of Environment & Forests Prakash Javadekar has said that over 29% of the total geographical area in ..
India will host the Conference Of Parties (COP 14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) from 2nd to 13th of September 2019 at the India Mart and Expo in the Greater Noida area of New Delhi. The event will see participation of over 3000 representatives from over 200 countries which will include ..
17 June 2019 was observed as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought with the theme Let s Grow the Future Together. The theme reflects the 25th anniversary of the Convention and the World Day to Combat Desertification and celebrates the 25 years of progress made by countries on sustainable land management by looking at ..