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UN Convention to Combat Desertification

My government launched plan to double farmers' income in coming years, says PM Modi at UN conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the 14th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification held in Greater Noida and said that his government has launched a programme to double the income of farmers in the coming years.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

India, leader in fighting desertification, to host UN conference

Officially known as the Conference of Parties to the UNCCD, the meeting is held every two years and the last one was in China.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:19 PM IST