Shifting Cultivation in India: A Tribal Livelihood Alternative

By: Narendra Kumar Rath

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The book deals with the Shifting Cultivation practice followed in 75 countries of the world. It has outlined the studies made in India as well as in Odisha State. The book is based up on the study conducted through field works in 12 villages of 7 blocks of Koraput region consisting of four districts, i.e. Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri and Rayagada. The findings of the study reveal that around 30 per cent of the tribal population of Koraput region were dependent on shifting cultivation and they cannot be deprived of their podu land until some viable alternative means of livelihood are provided to them. The study deals with the reasons responsible for the emergence of this practice, analyses the factors responsible for the perpetuation of the system, details the advantages as well as the harmful effects of this system and elaborates the views given by different authorities on the subject. It has highlighted the different methods which can be adopted for eradication of the practice. This book will be useful for all those who are actively involved for the sustainable livelihood of the tribal societies. Printed Pages: 198.

Title: Shifting Cultivation in India: A Tribal Livelihood Alternative

Author Name: Narendra Kumar Rath

Categories: India, Economics,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

ISBN: 9789351251152

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 701043

Keywords: Shifting Cultivation in India: A Tribal Livelihood Alternative Narendra Kumar Rath