Team Green Ahalia at BGCI India Conference

GCI (Botanic Garden congress International) organised a three day long Conference at Auroville Botanical Garden, Pondicherry for Indian Members during 10 to 12 October 2023. Mr. Shaibu and Mr. Sabik represented Green Ahalia on this event where they put up a poster on Green Ahalia story. Dr. Jayanti S Ravi IAS, Secretary, Auroville inaugurated the Conference. Paul Blanchflower, Director, Auroville Botanical Garden, Joachim Gratzfeld, Director of Regional Programmes, 35 members representing 25 institution all over India took part in the conference. The conference discussed various topics regarding Biodiversity conservation, Threatened plants, Climate change, Networking etc. The team also met Prof. Parthasarathi, Head, Ecology and ES Division, Pondicherry University and with the help of his students collected some endemic and threatened plants from Sacred grove near Pondicherry. The meeting was very fruitful and useful in networking and linkage with prominent botanic gardens in the country and offered a platform for interaction with eminent personalities.