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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.


The World Day to remember the event happens every year on June 27, of Combat Desertification and Drought.

The World Day to Combat Desertification is remembered to turn depraved land into healthy land. It seeks to find a solution for combating desertification and ensuring the restoration of depraved land in order to enhance food fertility.

Factors leading to desertification:

Factors leading to the desertification of land include several human activities like climatic conditions and some other reasons too. The land is extremely dirty by the various pollution and dry areas are prone to over-exploitation and inappropriate use. Factors causing weak productivity include poverty, deforestation, overgrazing, very bad irrigation practices, and some bad political instability.

Scope of the day:

The day is significant because it reminds us and encourages people across the world to help land degradation conditions. Prevention of land degradation is possible only through hard sweats.  The day is vartability to consider that, an estimated 1.8 billion people will be forced to live in countries or regions with absolute water failure by 2025. Peacemeal from that, around 2/3 of the earth will be living under water-stressed conditions. By 2045, desertification may displace about 135 million people from one place to another place. Likewise, proliferating and noway ending demand for food, highways, raw materials, and homes have led to the melting of three-quarters of Earth’s ice-free land.,

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.