Date Celebrated:

17th June 2021

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance celebrated each year on 17 June. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought

This year’s theme focuses on the transformation of degraded land into healthy land. Restoring degraded land brings biodiversity recovery, slows climate change, economic resilience, creates jobs, raises incomes and increases food security. Together we can build back better with healthy land #RestorationLandRecovery¬†

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