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Posted on Feb 09, 11:02AM | UNI
Kochi, Feb 8 : The fifth India International Food and Agri Expo 2013 will be held here from February 22 to 25 at the International stadium here.
Informing this at a news conference organising committee chairman and district collector P I Sheik Pareeth said yesterday
over 200 stalls would be set up in the four day food festival, which would be organised jointly with the Foundation for Organic Agriculture and Rural Development, Kerala Agriculture Department, Kerala Animal Husbandry and other organisations.
As part of the festival awards would be presented to those schools which undertook effective environmental activities, Haridajeevan award to the best organic village, best agriculture photography and best agricultural products, he said adding that Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy would give away the awards.
Besides various cultural events, exhibition of organic vegetables, nadan food festival and other events would add color to the festival, he added.
Various seminars by experts in modern agricultural methods and financial assistance to the farmers would be also be held in the festival, he said