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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part C (2020)

Cultural perspective on shifting cultivation: A case study of Dongria Kandha in South Odisha

Cultural perspective on shifting cultivation: A case study of Dongria Kandha in South Odisha

Author(s)
Sanghamitra Sethi and Paramananda Naik
Abstract
The basic objectives of the paper are to highlights the present practice of shifting cultivation and cultural beliefs prevalent among Dongria Kandha of Odisha. The authors explored the technique of shifting cultivation practice and conservation and management skill of the Dongria Kandha people. The paper also highlighted the preservation of age old practices among the people of Rayagada district, Odisha. The shifting cultivation is a sustainable approach towards the livelihood system of the indigenous populations. It is a form of agricultural practice which is still found in many parts of the Odisha as a part of the cultural as well as environment need of the people.
Pages: 145-148  |  801 Views  198 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sanghamitra Sethi, Paramananda Naik. Cultural perspective on shifting cultivation: A case study of Dongria Kandha in South Odisha. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(2):145-148.
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