RCE Lucknow-2015

1. Project Title: 
Mobile Exhibition for Biodiversity Conservation Education
2. Thematic area/s addressed by the project
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3. Project partner contact information : 
University of Lucknow
Academic inputs
Main Contact: 
Dr. Amita Kanaujia
4. Project type
5. Project description
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Innovative mobile exhibition titled 'Prakriti' (means Nature) has been developed by CEE North with the support from RCE partners Uttar Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (UPSBB) and University of Lucknow. Prakriti is a mobile resource bus on knowledge dissemination about the biodiversity of Uttar Pradesh. Biodiversity in the region is depleting at very alarming rate, thus an educational tool has been developed to raise awareness and sensitivity for saving biodiversity around us.

6. Project status
On Going
The mobile exhibition is travelling to schools, colleges, universities, institutions, villages covering various stakeholders. Over 0.130 million people has been benefited with this mobile resource. The exhibition on the bus is in local language depicting natural, traditional and cultural link. Visitors are encouraged to take hand print actions for saving biodiversity. Educational material are also provided to target group focusing on individual action.
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