Kuttanad to get museum

Kuttanad will get a heritage museum that showcases its unique below-sea-level ecosystem, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here on Wednesday, August 7.

Participating in the silver jubilee celebrations of the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Mr. Chandy said a centre for genetic resources for seawater and below-sea-level farming was also proposed at Mancombu.

The Chief Minister was here to receive from President Pranab Mukherjee a plaque from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations declaring Kuttanad’s below-sea-level farming system a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System.

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