Release of the GEF-UNDP publication on East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystems

Photo: UNDP India

Professor MS Swaminathan, Member of Parliament and Chairman Emeritus, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and Dr. Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development release the GEF-UNDP publication on East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystems at the side event on Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation in India organized by MSSRF, UNDP and IUCN. Also present are Nik Sekhran, Head-Biodiversity and Ecosystems, UNDP and Perkin Scott, Regional Head of Biodiversity, IUCN.

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