• 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 a...
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  • Monsoons in India
    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/controls the forest land and decides on such rotational cultivation pattern. Thus the community cultivates land for its...
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    ..... 2 Characteristic Features of the Region ........... 3 Strategy of Development.............. 4 Administrative Structure .............. 5 Jhum Cultivation ............... 6 Horticulture ................ 7 Plantations ................ 8 Forestry ................. 9 Animal Husbandry .................
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  • Deforestation
    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 ecological balance of that area. In earlier times, the vicious circle of Jhum cultivation took longer...
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  • Extension process for watershed management in CHTs
    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. More than 90% of the total population depends on jhum for their...
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  • Depletion of Forests
    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, cultivate crops on it, and abandon it the following season. Then they move on to...
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  • Essay
    diversion of forest land to agricultural land, river valley projects, roads, industiy and urbanization, transmission lines and activities like shifting cultivation, fuelwood and timber collection overgrazing fires and acid rains (vide Rana, 2006). Green wealth index (GWI) is an indicator of green wealth possessed...
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  • Agriculture Sector
    Jhuming cultivation are common among all the tribes. The practice of 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...
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  • Rubber and Its Impacts on Local People and Environment in Bandarban
    his family to run. Another one whose name is Aung Sai Heo (42), he also used to live in Badurjhiri village with his wife and six sons. He cultivated Jhum and Turmeric. But after the big robbery, he had to leave the village as well. He moved to Chak para in Baishary Union. After moving here he faced a...
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  • Rites and Ritual of the Pochury Nagas
    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 village king along with the elders will discuss about the block to be felled for the year, sufficiently big to grow crop will be chosen...
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    from subtropical to alpine. The region is characterised by difficult terrain, wide variations in slopes, altitude, land tenure systems and diverse cultivation practices. The transport and communication system is poorly developed and as a result majority of the areas in the region remain still inaccessible...
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  • History Notes
    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 vegetation on the land to clear it for cultivation. They spread the ash from the firing, which...
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  • Compansation
    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 cultivation is their primary agricultural pursuit. They also supplement their food requirement by gathering tree leaves, roots, and tubers from hill forests...
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  • Deforestation(Compilation2)
    uses little technology or other tools. It is typically part of shifting cultivation agriculture, and of transhumance livestock herding.[1] Older English terms for slash-and-burn include assarting, swidden, and fire-fallow cultivation. Today the term "slash-and-burn" is mainly associated with tropical rain...
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  • Monsoon
    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/controls the forest land and decides on such rotational cultivation pattern. Thus the community cultivates land for its...
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  • minerals available in mizoram
    Agriculture occupies a very important place in the economy of Mizoram. Of the total population, 70% of the Mizo people are involved in agriculture. Jhum cultivation is followed by the people here with total dedication. Climatic conditions of the state are also favourable for production. Its location in the...
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  • Wildlife Conservation in India
    In Arunachal Pradesh, the indigenous people, living traditionally acquire their rights over as much land and forests as they inherit. Shifting cultivation is practiced on hill slopes on land owned by the villagers. Traditionally the village is a unit of administration by itself and the boundaries...
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  • factors for intra disparities of north east india
    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 network(railway road...
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  • Environmental Issues
    erosion, 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...
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  • Deforestation(Compilation)
    uses little technology or other tools. It is typically part of shifting cultivation agriculture, and of transhumance livestock herding.[1] Older English terms for slash-and-burn include assarting, swidden, and fire-fallow cultivation. Today the term "slash-and-burn" is mainly associated with tropical rain...
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