Following the discussions at the UNCCD COP14 last month in New Delhi, steps now need to be taken urgently to implement those insights on land degradation, drought management, and sustainable agriculture.
India to raise its target for restoring degraded land from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares by 2030
PM Modi said between 2015 and 2017, India's tree and forest cover increased by 0.8 million hectares.
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India is hosting the COP 14 where they will come up with a 'Delhi Declaration' to combat desertification.