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Composite farming systems in an era of change: Nagaland, Northeast India

Cairns, Malcolm; Brookfield, Harold


Composite farming systems, first clearly identified by Rambo, are those in which radically different technologies are found together in a single farming complex. Data from diaries kept by groups of farming families in two Angami Naga villages in northeast India, Khonoma and smaller Tsiesema, detailing inputs into and outputs from wet-rice terraces and jhum (swidden) fields in the years 2000 and 2001, are presented and discussed to detail the workings of related but different composite systems....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2010.01435.x


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