The Herald

Victor Maphosa recently in MUDZI

ZIMBABWE joined The The rest of the world in commemorating the World Desertification and Drought Day on Friday, with The federal authorities nameing on everyone to Take part in preserving and correctly managing the environment.

The nationwide commemorations for the day have been held in Makaha, Mudzi District, in Mashonaland East Province.

The United Nations Widespstudy Meeting declared June 17 Of every yr As a Outcome of the World Day to Fight Desertification and Drought So as To promote public consciousness on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) Based mostly on the United Nations Convention to Fight Desertification (UNCCD), to which Zimbabwe Is a celebration.

The theme for this yr is, “Rising up from drought collectively”.

Officiating By way of the commemorations at Makaha Secondary School, Environment, Local climate, Tourism and Hospitality Enterprise Deputy Minister, Barbara Rwodzi, referred to as for the prioritisation of sustainable land administration programmes to combat droughts, and completely different challenges.

“In 2015, about 60 % of livestock perished in some spaces of Zimbabwe As a Outcome of of drought,” she said.

“These statistics, women and gents, are alarming and name for the prioritisation of sustainable land administration tasks and programmes That current Prolonged time period options to drought administration As properly as to climate change adaptation measures to assist group livelihoods.”

Deputy Minister Rwodzi said Factors …….



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