Managing change in shifting cultivation areas: ICIMOD’s engagement in the Eastern Himalaya (2019)

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Shifting cultivation has traditionally been viewed as a rudimentary agricultural practice with little economic viability and a major cause of deforestation and environmental degradation. Consequently, governments and international agencies across continents have – without success – over decades attempted to promote cash crops and replace shifting cultivation with settled agriculture.

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