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Soil Erosion in Shifting Cultivation Area
Erosion in Shifting Cultivation Area Soil Erosion in Shifting Cultivation Area at Doi Chiangdao Watershed Research Station, Chiang Mai Province By B. Naprakorb, P. Larpudomlert and T. Wachirajutipong Soil erosion in the shifting cultivation areas was ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Dependence on shifting cultivation makes the area needed for cropland high. Scarcity of good land, coupled with soil degradation ...
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Protected area review > Vietnam > Ba Be National Park
Challenges Solutions 1. Shortage of agricultural land: forest clearance for shifting cultivation, expand existing slope land areas (170 ha agriculture land ... Shifting cultivation and poverty. Encourage stabilization of living and production areas. ^ TOP 7. Soil erosion and sedimentation in Ba Be Lake Challenges Solutions 1. Forest clearance for cultivation: unsustainable cultivation ...
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Water Harvesting Techniques Prevalent In The Northeastern Hill Ranges
Nonetheless, there are documented instances of some indigenous rainwater harvesting systems used for cultivation, of which some are ingenious. Settled agriculture is practised in the form of irrigated terrace cultivation in parts of ...
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Alnus nepalensis
Handbook of Energy Crops. unpublished. Uses Folk Medicine Chemistry Description Germplasm Distribution Ecology Cultivation Harvesting Yields and Economics Energy Biotic Factors References Uses Nitrogen-fixing firewood species, ... and pH 6–8. Cultivation Seeds may be sown in nurserys for transplants or direct seeded. In Burma, seed are broadcast during last years of shifting cultivation. It is a ...
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More to think about
Villages: Small-scale farmers all over the world practice‘shifting cultivation’ (or ‘swidden’ farming or ‘slash and burn’). In the Indonesian Outer Islands ... and each one left fallow for many years to recover. (back to top) A "Shamba" (shifting cultivation farm) in the Kilombero valley southern Tanzania Cities: Now, the area of available forest is ...
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Deforestation: Madagascar
These farmers started practicing the method of shifting cultivation as a means of survival. Shifting cultivation is "a continuous system of cultivation in which temporary fields are cleared, usually burned ... additional land so that they could practice shifting cultivation and generate enough food to subsist. In response to the increasing shifting cultivation, or tavy as it is called locally ...
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ORIGIN & MISSION - THE DOI TUNG DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - How People and Nature Can Co-Exist in Harmony
... farming methods by hill-tribe villagers such as the clearance of land for subsistence farming, shifting cultivation, particularly the "slash-and-burn" agricultural technique, the rampant felling of trees and the depletion ...
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Slash and Burn
Burn Amazon Interactive Making a Living Slash and burn is an ecologically harmonious method of cultivation only when the population density--the number of people living in an area--is low ... area has grown so much that slash and burn--also known as milpa, swidden, and shifting cultivation--is very destructive to the rain forest. Back to Coffee and Conservation Back to Amazon ...
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North-East Himalayan Rural Jal Yodhas
Nagaland. He is involved in educating people about the adverse effects of jhum (shifting) cultivation. He has also started a college where he plans to introduce environmental awareness training to ...
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