Moodhumaakan’du Festival 2017 #MMKF17 was held at Alifu Alifu Atoll Rasdhoo island today. The Festival was attended by school children from Rasdhoo, Maalhos, Mathiveri, Himandhoo, Ukulhas, Thoddoo and Feridhoo schools.
A clean-up event of Rasdhoo beach area was organized as part of the activities of the event together with a Quiz competition on biodiversity of Maldives was held with the students of school.
Environment Protection Agency, Manta Trust , Maldives National University, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Baa Atoll Biosphere Reserve were present at this Festival together with the schools who attended from the atoll.
This Festival was held in association with International Union for Conservation of Maldives (IUCN) under their ‘Re-generate’ project being implemented by Ministry of Environment and Energy. Previously two other festival under the name Moodhumaakanu was held in AA. Mathiveri in 2014 and in AA. Ukulhas in 2015.
A total of 140 students and 40 teachers from 07 islands participated in the festival which was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Environment Mr.Abdulla Ziyad.
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