• Let us resolve to Conserve Biodiversity & Sustain Life

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    Welcome to Kerala, the God’s own land

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  • First National Biodiversity Congress-INDIA

    Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
    27-30 December 2012.

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  • NBC-INDIA 2012

    Jointly organized by

    National Biodiversity Authority of India &
    State Biodiversity Boards of India
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    Kerala State Biodiversity Board,Government of Kerala

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  • Highlights:

    • National Conference on biodiversity

    • Biodiversity Expo India-2012
    • National Biodiversity Students Congress
    • Photography, poster, Quiz, Short Film/presentation Competitions
    • Mega Road Show, Awareness programmes

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    Biodiversity Partners Exhibition

    21-30 December 2012

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NBC 2012 - Programme Schedule - Registration for NBC 2012 closed. Communication of acceptance of paper sent to all. Those who have not received the communication contact 9567482072. All are requested to submit the full length paper immediately. - NBC 2012, Biodiversity Expo 2012, National Biodiversity Conference 2012, Themes; Food security: Through organic farming, Role of science and technology in access and benefit sharing of bio resources in India, People’s participation in biodiversity conservation, sustainable utilization and management of traditional knowledge, Traditional and indigenous seeds and breeds for future, Marine ecosystem and influence of climate change on biodiversity, Western Ghats heritage status- Challenges and opportunities.

National Biodiversity Congress - India 2012

Kanakakkunnu Palace, Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala,India

27 – 30 December 2012

First National Biodiversity Congress 2012 (NBC) is being organized as the important biodiversity mega event of India, to be conducted in a sequel, every year. It will be governed by a national coordination committee (Indian Biodiversity Council) under the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Minister for Environment & Forests, Government of India and Hon'ble Chairman, National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) as Vice - Chairman. Executive committee of the Council includes Chairmen and Member Secretaries of all State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs). The first NBC 2012 is being hosted by Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) under the auspices of MoEF and NBA, with the involvement and cooperation of all State Biodiversity Boards, and other organisations involved in conservation and promotion of biodiversity in the country. KSBB and Govt. of Kerala are proud to host this prestigious biodiversity event in Thiruvananthapuram, as Kerala, the land of unique biodiversity with 19 out of 39 sites listed in Western Ghats heritage list in the ideal venue for such a national event.

The focal theme of NBC 2012 is "Biodiversity for food security". A special session on "Western Ghats in World Heritage Status: Challenges and Opportunities" is also planned along with the Congress, to bring into focus the serious threats faced by biodiversity of the Western Ghats and to gear up the conservation initiatives.

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