India pledges to restore 50 lakh hectares of degraded land by 2030

India will be hosting the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) from 2-13 September 2019 at Greater Noida, NCR. India is the president of the CoP for next two years under UNCCD At its Curtain Raiser Press Conference, Union Environment Minister has announced that India pledges to restore… Continue reading India pledges to restore 50 lakh hectares of degraded land by 2030

India to host COP-14 of the UNCCD

India for the first time will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. It was established in… Continue reading India to host COP-14 of the UNCCD