India to raise target for restoring degraded land: PM Modi

News:Indian Prime Minister has addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification(UNCCD). Facts: Key highlights of PM’s speech: Prime Minister announced that between 2019 and 2030,India will raise target of restoring land with degraded status from 21 million hectares to 26 million by 2030.  PM has also announced India’s… Continue reading India to raise target for restoring degraded land: PM Modi

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

PM to address UN conference in September to combat desertification

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019. India, for the first time will be hosting UNCCD COP at Greater Noida from September 2-13. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally… Continue reading PM to address UN conference in September to combat desertification

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