International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Proposals or Synopsis | Sociology | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023 | Rating: 5.1 / 10

Jhum Cultivation of the Marings of Manipur

Dangshawa Mathew Maring | Dr. Anitha S. Pillai

Abstract: Jhum cultivation has been the traditional agriculture activity in the tribal society for centuries and also a component of traditional agro-ecosystem encompassing diverse set of knowledge and practices of indigenous and local communities embodying traditional and religious heritage for the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources for their livelihood since time immemorial and it has been held responsible for disturbing ecological balance by causing disproportionate deforestation. It can be clearly mentioned that Jhum cultivation as an ecological sustainability; and comparatively critique the Modern Industrial Society and it's impacting the ecological crisis. It will reflect the implications of both Jhum or shifting cultivation and development of modern science and technology towards the ecological crisis. Despite the fact that in the practice of the Jhum cultivation there is optimal utilization of natural resources, the forces of modernization and the process of fast change; and an acute pressure of increased population have brought to relief the relative inefficiency of this form of agriculture.

Keywords: Jhum, Ecology, Economy, Technology of production and socio-cultural

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,

Pages: 61 - 66

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