The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated on June 17, every year. Why is this observed? The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed to turn degraded land into healthy land. It seeks to find a solution ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to address a high-level virtual conference on desertification, land degradation and drought at UN on 14th June 2021. Key points This conference will be convened by President of 75th session of General Assembly, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The Great Green Wall for Sahel and Sahara Initiative recently received 14 billion USD funds at the recent One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. The funding is to be used to restore degraded land, strengthen resilience, create green jobs and protect ..
Every year, the United Nations observes World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on June 17. This year, the day is observed under the theme Theme: Food, Feed Fibre-The links between consumption and land Highlights The World Day to combat ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Every year, on May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity is marked by the United Nations. The day highlights the biodiversity issues. This year, the day is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Our Solutions are in nature Significance ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The World Soil Day was endorsed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 2013. It was officially adopted through a resolution at the 68th UN General Assembly. Since then every year, the World Soil Day is ..