28 August, 2019
Union Environment Ministry has committed to rejuvenating 50 lakh hectares (5 million) of degraded land between 2021 and 2030. A Centre for Excellence would be set up in Dehradun for land degradation neutrality.
Why such a move?
Land Degradation Neutrality
Land degradation neutrality (LDN) is a condition where further land degradation (loss of productivity caused by environmental or human factors) is prevented and already degraded land can be restored.
Benefits of Land Degradation Neutrality
Source: The Hindu
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