World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: 17th June

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought may be a United Nations observance each June 17.
 Its purpose is to boost awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.

 the planet Day to Combat Desertification And Drought was declared within the United Nations General Assembly resolution on January 30, 1995, after the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

 This year the theme for World Day to Combat Desertification And Drought is “Food. Feed. Fibre”.

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