The National Soil Service Centre (NSSC) observed the day to combat desertification in Wangphu gewog, Samdrupjongkhar, on June 17.

Themed ‘let’s grow the future together’, the event was held to create awareness on the adverse effects of desertification, land degradation, sustainable agriculture and climate change. It was also organised to enhance the capacity of farmers, sensitise and implement sustainable land management (SLM) practice to combat land degradation.

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