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JHUM - The Shifting Landscape

TERI - The Energy and Resources Institute


This film is one of the main components of TERI’s project “A Tradition in Transition: Understanding the Role of Shifting Cultivation for Sustainable Development in North East India” supported by the Japan Fund for Global Environment of the Environmental Restoration & Conservation Agency (JFGE) that is envisaged to gather wisdom pertaining to traditional agriculture in the form of shifting cultivation in Northeast India, providing useful knowledge and lessons so they may contribute to sustainable development in India and beyond. The project intends to understand the traditional practices and wisdom associated with Jhum agriculture and tries to answer some critical questions.

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