An exhibition featuring the biodiversity of the Western Ghats, tribal health traditions, ethnic dishes, native species of livestock, cut flowers, ornamental fish, handicrafts and folk arts will be the highlight of the National Biodiversity Congress to held under the auspices of the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) here this month.
KSBB chairman Oommen V. Oommen and member secretary K.P. Laladhas said the expo beginning on Friday would have stalls put up by the National Museum of Natural History, National Biodiversity Authority, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Fisheries University, Tea Board and various NGOs, public sector units.
The ticket fare for the exhibition to be held at Kanakakunnu Grounds is Rs.20 for adults and Rs.10 for children.
Keywords: Western Ghats biodiversity, tribal health traditions, Kerala State Biodiversity Board, KSBB chairman Oommen V. Oommen, National Museum of Natural History, National Biodiversity Authority, Kanakakunnu Grounds