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Convention to combat drought to be held at Greater Noida from Aug 29

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Convention to combat drought to be held at Greater Noida from Aug 29
New Delhi, June 23 (HS): To find ways to combat desertification, land degradation and drought, India will host the fourteenth session of Conference of Parties (COP-14) from August 29 till September 14 at India Expo Mart Limited, Greater Noida. One of the primary functions of the COP is to review reports submitted by the country parties detailing how they are carrying out their commitments.
India will take-over the COP presidency from China for two years until the next COP is hosted in 2021.
Over 5,000 representatives from over 197 countries drawn from national, regional and local governments, science and research communities, the private sector, international and non-governmental organizations and all forms media will address the issue of combating desertification, land degradation and drought during the two-week event.
It may be recalled that a flagship project was recently launched in national capital on enhancing capacity on forest landscape restoration and Bonn Challenge in India, through a pilot phase of 3.5 years implemented in the States of Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland and Karnataka.