International Day of Biological Diversity observed in Tripura

International Day of Biological Diversity observed in Tripura

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-05-25 14:29 Gandhigram (Tripura): On the occasion of International Day of Biological Diversity a seminar was organised by the Centre for Forest Based Livelihood and Extension (CFLE), Gandhigram in collaboration with Development Initiative for Sustainable Advancement (DISA).The main aim of the seminar was to sensitize farmers and students on conservation, sustainable livelihood development and to appreciate the concerned of children towards conservation.Various speakers delivered their lectures on the occasion explaining the importance of conserving biological diversity to save the ecosystem and Earth.The speakers gave lessons and also motivated the gathering to save the nature by planting trees to keep human being saves on Earth.An exhibition was organised on rare medicinal plants and the success of seed grading techniques on the seeds collected from jhum cultivation by CFLE in its campus where the students were explained the importance of these medicinal plants in traditional health care.On May 22, the International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated throughout the globe and this year the theme was "Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods." (ANI)