World Day to Combat Desertification

‘New contract’ needed with nature to keep drought and deserts at bay

The UN Secretary-General has called for “a new contract for nature” to address ongoing global challenges connected to land degradation, such as forced migration, hunger and climate change.

“Invest in healthy soils” says UN on World Day to Combat Desertification

Approximately 12 million hectares of productive land is degraded every year, according to the United Nations.

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