By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia
This ebook offers a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the japanese extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood process. Such an method of poverty aid is inevitable, fairly, in components the place livelihoods count mostly on biomass-based agriculture and farm animals construction. Mizoram possesses considerable typical assets – land, water and wooded area – yet these assets are mostly unused. The sector suffers from continual poverty and malnutrition, and weather switch has additional stimulated livelihood styles. This paintings experiences all of the elements of average potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the key using forces that effect livelihood styles. in response to an in depth research of empirical facts, numerous coverage measures are recommended to deal with persistent poverty and malnutrition. The booklet is for that reason hugely necessary for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians eager about rural/community development.
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However, tropical wet evergreen forests are found in the southern and western part and semi-evergreen forests are found in the northern, northwestern, and central part of Mizoram These areas are characterized by comparatively low temperature and less precipitation and are found in the eastern fringes bordering with Chin Hills of Myanmar. Pine forests are largely grown. , Phoebe goalparensis, Pinus kesiya, Podocarpus neriifolia, Prunus cerasoides, Quercus acutissima, Q. semiserrata, Schima wallichii, etc.
Cattle and hens are also reared. Moderate climate and panoramic landscape provide a suitable base for tourism development. 2 shows socio-economic indicators in Mizoram. 7 %. Per capita income is estimated 29,048 and environmental sustainability index is recorded 80–100. 017 ha. 2 % during 2011–12. Tertiary sector constitutes a share of about 60 % of the total GSDP whereas industrial and agricultural sector share only 20 % of the GSDP. However, about 60 % population of Mizoram depends on agriculture to carry their livelihoods.
No. 1. 2. 3. 4. Name of protected areas Tokalo Wildlife Sanctuary Pualreng Wildlife Sanctuary Murlen National Park Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary 5. Thorangtlang Wildlife Sanctuary 6. Tawi Wildlife Sanctuary 7. Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary 8. Phawngpui National Park 9. Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary 10. 29 Mamit 1994 most of the people rely on the forest resources for food, fuelwood, and fodder. High dependency on forest degrades environment. Forest depletion is mainly due to large-scale exploitation of timber for construction of houses and also due to practicing shifting cultivation.
A Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Analysis of Mizoram, the Eastern Extension of the Himalaya by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia