Experience sharing workshop on communities’ initiatives for biodiversity conservation in NE India got under way on Friday at DUDA guest house Kohima.
Speaking at the inaugural function as the chief guest, principal secretary & agriculture production commissioner (APC), H.K. Khulu IAS congratulated the organizers for the initiative of strengthening community conservation efforts in Nagaland. He informed the gathering on the importance of building a close relationship between the community and the district administration.
He further appealed the private agencies and committed conservationists to go ahead with their initiative of biodiversity conservation in Nagaland and set an example for the neighboring states and the nation.
The inaugural session was chaired by commissioner and secretary and team leader NEPED, Temjen Toy IAS. Biswanath Sinha shared on Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Allied Trusts’ Strategy for engaging in Ecological security and its priorities in India’s North Eastern region.
Short speeches were heard from Saramati Awung Conservation & Management Society, Kiphire, Hongmong Conservation Committee, Mon and Yai Zone Wildlife Control, Shamator.
The workshop is organized by NEPED and Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) and supported by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT).