• Environmentaly Friendly Fuel
    Jhum cultivation: Strategies for North East India | | TUESDAY, 12 JANUARY 2010 | By Jamkhogin Lhungdim, Assistant Professor of Agronomy Central Agricultural University, Iroishemba, Imphal, 11 Janaury 2010: Agriculture, the main occupation with more than 70% of workforce in India, has been in...
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  • Monsoons in India
    coming back to it for cultivation, is called the Jhum cycle. Traditionally, a village community owns/controls the forest land and decides on such rotational cultivation pattern. Thus the community cultivates land for its livelihood while practising conservation and taking care of the ecological...
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    Introduction ................ 2 Characteristic Features of the Region ........... 3 Strategy of Development.............. 4 Administrative Structure .............. 5 Jhum Cultivation ............... 6 Horticulture ................ 7 Plantations ................ 8 Forestry ................. 9 Animal...
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  • Deforestation
    , carbon dioxide is released again. It is degrading the environment and destroying the ecological balance. 3. Jhum cultivation is the major cause of deforestation in the hill areas here. The evil effects of Jhum/shifting cultivation are devastating and far-reaching in degrading the environment and...
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  • Extension process for watershed management in CHTs
    the livelihoods of the upland communities. Key words Shifting cultivation · Agroforestry · Ethnic communities · Social capital Introduction The ethnic people of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) have practiced a traditional farming system of shifting culti- vation (jhum) for decades...
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  • Depletion of Forests
    seen from the Indus Valley Civilization, people have been clearing land for agriculture to meet the food needs of the ever- growing population. Most forest communities followa method of slash and burn or shifting cultivation, known as Jhum in the Indian subcontinent. They clear a patch of forest...
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  • Essay
    are Zabo, terrace construction and jhum or shifting cultivation. Zabo, an indigenous farming system of Nagaland combines agro-forestry and animal husbandry and is common to individually owned lands of about 2.5 ha. For terrace construction, the area is cleaned by cutting and burning forest vegetation...
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  • Rites and Ritual of the Pochury Nagas
    will hang fish and pork wraped in arunga as sacrifice to Aniiza Kajiwa. And those household with male members will post a bamboo outside the house. On the tip of the bamboo, Awiiphrii along with fish and pork will be tied. 2. Azhu Kiipotsa ( Clearing of Jungles for jhum cultivation). The...
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  • Agriculture Sector
    Jhuming not only destroy the micro flora and fauna but also affect ecological balance by destroying forest. So, an attempt has been made through this scheme to replace Jhum by permanent cultivation, terrace cultivation. Moreover the Soil of this hilly region is very suitable summer as well...
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  • Rubber and Its Impacts on Local People and Environment in Bandarban
    human development census reports that the total number of Bandarban districts contains at least 2,772 Chaks. All population is very small. All of these groups are used to live naturally and are very dependent of jhum cultivation. But during the recent decade or so their lives are changed for the worse...
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  • History Notes
    give them security of rights over their lands. Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age Life of Tribals in Colonial India Jhum Cultivators The practice of shifting cultivation is called Jhum cultivation. The cultivators cut the treetops to allow sunlight to reach the ground, and burnt the...
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    practised in the plains, valleys, foothills and terraced slopes and (ii) shifting cultivation practised on the hill slopes. In the hills, agricultural operations are carried out at a maximum elevation of 5000 m with ‘slash and burn’ method. Shifting (Jhum) Cultivation It is a primitive mode of...
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  • Monsoon
    , cultivating it for two to three years and then abandoning it for 10-20 years to allow the natural forest to grow back and the soil to regain its fertility. The cycle of cultivation, leaving it fallow and coming back to it for cultivation, is called the Jhum cycle. Traditionally, a village community owns...
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  • Wildlife Conservation in India
    not have such rights. The jhum lands being property of village community, the ownership of such land is shared amongst the community. The ownership during the period of cultivation is decided by a lottery once in a year. 150 In Nagaland, about 93% of the total forest areas is still...
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  • Compansation
    ) child gets the ownership of the house and has to take care of the parents. In recent times, however, inheritance of landed property follows a rule according to which the property is distributed in the ratio of 2:1 between sons and daughters. agriculture is the main occupation of Marmas. jhum...
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  • Deforestation(Compilation2)
    cultivation". This system involves clearing a piece of land by setting fire or clear felling and using the area for growing crops of agricultural importance such as upland rice, vegetables or fruits. After a few cycles, the land loses fertility and a new area is chosen. Jhum cultivation is most practiced on...
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  • factors for intra disparities of north east india
    . 2.GROWTH OF ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND INVESTMENT IN BRITISH PERIOD:The british enacted the wasteland Acquisition Act,1832,which were not useful for traditional cultivation with traditional technology,rather very mucgh suitable for TEA plantation.hence the british channelised their communication...
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  • Deforestation(Compilation)
    annually.[8] [edit] South Asia Tribal groups in the northeastern states of India like Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland, and also in the districts of Bangladesh like Khagrachari and Sylhet refer to slash and burn agriculture as "Jhum" or "Jhoom cultivation". This system involves...
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  • Major-Environmental-Problems-In-The-North
    main reasons attributed to the gradual depletion of forests in Assam are:   The hills and plateau of the two districts Karbi Along and N.C. Hills are populated by hill tribes having their own cultural life style intertwined with forests, wildlife and jhum (Shifting) cultivation. This particular...
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  • Environmental Issues
    , Desertification, Extinction of Plants and animals, Global Warming, Threat to indigenous peoples. Jhum cultivation: Slash and burn agriculture, commonly called as Jhum cultivation is practiced in the north-eastern states of India. Reforestation is the process of restoring a forest that once existed...
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