• Shifting Reigms and Shifting Policy
    said – “We constantly come across evidences ….. fruit trees, ruins of large buildings and terraces of old fields … that the land had been under cultivation.” From these historical expressions it is understandable that present Bangladesh, with its favourable monsoon climate, was very resourceful and...
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  • NEED AN IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM
    on cultivation and livestock-rearing. The Angamis are known for terraced wet-rice cultivation; because of this labour-intensive cultivation, land is the most important form of property among them. They are one of the only two groups of Nagas out of the seventeen who practice wet-rice cultivation on...
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  • The Khasis of Barak Valley, Assam
    environmental degradation. Seventy percent of this area is hilly and much of the deterioration is due to the indiscriminate felling of trees, shifting cultivation and mining. These people struggle to obtain their basic necessities of life from the forests for their survival. This brings the already scarce...
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  • Game
    countries by not permitting coffee beans to be exported in any form other than as in a roasted or boiled form to prevent germination.[8] Systematic cultivation soon followed Baba Budan’s first planting of the seeds, in 1670, mostly by private owners and the first plantation was established in 1840 around...
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  • India
    (IST) and what is the difference between IST and GMT? 2 Why are the rivers of northern India more important than those of southern India? 3 Jhum Cultivation 4. What is the significance of Himalayas for the land and people of Indian subcontinent? 5. Write notes on Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats...
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  • Environmental Impact Assessment
    historical village known for its leadership, generating innovative ideas and possessing traditional wisdom and skills in a range of disciplines such as jhum cultivation through alder tree, irrigation and water harvesting, land, water and other natural resource management, arts and crafts, stone cutting etc. Through...
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  • Bru Tripura Vision
    the king. Occupation, culture and custom The Reangs are primarily an agriculturist tribe. In the past they mostly used to practise the Huk or Jhum cultivation, like most other Tripuri tribes. But now shifted to modern agricultural practice. Most of the educated are employed in government job and many...
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  • Maths
    erosion and promotes better water quality. What is this beneficial method known as? a. Contour farming b. Multiple cropping c. Crop rotation d. Jhum cultivation 18. The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous country and the second largest energy consumer (after the United States). It...
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  • Forest Cover in India
    225 3 23 407,298 77.18 17.11 16.87 84.42 45.82 4.17 71.88 36.91 2.09 Loss of Forest Cover due to Shifting Cultivation in N-E States Shifting cultivation or Jhum cultivation is an agriculture landuse prevalent mainly in North-Eastern States of India where forest land use is converted to agriculture...
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  • Tribes in India
    nine-tenths of tribal families rely on natural resources for their livelihood. The majority of these are engaged in permanent agriculture but shifting cultivation still forms the mainstay of the domestic economy in many upland areas, particularly in the north-east. A few small groups in Central and South India...
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  • Tribal
    Alienation of Tribal land: Tenurial Insecurity 6.1 Land is the most important source of tribal livelihood for agriculture both for settled and shifting cultivation, horticulture, forestry and animal husbandry in mixed farming systems. As land is a State subject, various States have enacted laws to prevent alienation...
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  • Sunny
    mineral resources and many rivers, which have waterfalls. They help in the generation of hydroelectric power. The plateau is also suitable for the cultivation of cotton and the dense forests are the home of many wild animals. 4. COASTAL PLAINS AND ISLANDS: Excluding the islands, the mainland of India...
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  • Village Grouping in Mizoram
    complaint he was paid with slashes of the armed supervisor’s whip. The economic life of the Mizo people was greatly hampered. Jhuming cultivation was the main stay of the people but the people could not pursue their normal duty as they were not allowed to go out of the centre. Sometimes, the...
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  • Land Question and Ethnicity in Darjeeling Hills
    settler of that portion of land that ceded to the British in 1835, were not accustomed with settled agricultural practices. They practiced jhum (shifting) cultivation without any sophisticated method that resulted in a small amount of production that helped maintain their livelihood. This perhaps explains...
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  • Tribes in India
    however have a colorful dress with several plates of clothing, golden crown with spikes and feathers on it. Khasis practice shifting cultivation which they call JHUM for their survival. The Kacharis have a peasent based economy. The trend have occupational diversificaiton has also emerged among the...
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  • Agriculture 2
    barley (yava), mustard, sugarcane, and pulses like kalai and mug. Cotton was the most important commercial crop. Different sources refer to its cultivation in ancient Bengal. Apart from these crops a large number of vegetables and fruits were also produced. The following vegetables are mentioned in the...
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  • Birthday
    (a) Land to be improved: (i) As population increased over the centuries and the demand for food went up, peasants extended the boundaries of cultivation, clearing forests and breaking new land. (ii) The British directly encouraged production of commercial crops like jute, sugar, wheat and cotton....
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  • Sail Mt Paper
    Jute (d) Rapeseed (d) Litmus 98. Study the following features of farming in India: 1. The farmers voluntarily pool their land together cultivation. 2. They divide the produce in proportion to the land pooled. 3. They forego their proprietary rights in the land. 4. They cannot withdraw their...
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  • Forgotten Kingdom of the Chakmas
    in the Region.9 It was only after the annexation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts by the British (1860) which forbade the hill agriculture (JHUM, shifting cultivation) leading to the movement of the Chakmas to the east of Chittagong Hill Tracts and made the Chakma Raja responsible for tax collection in...
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  • Rural Marketing in Northeast India
    Meghalaya Agriculture is the main occupation in Meghalaya in spite of the fact that only about 10 per cent of the total land is available for cultivation in the hilly terrain of the State. About 82 per cent of the total population of the State live in rural areas and mainly depend on agriculture...
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