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Imphal, Manipur, India
03 October 2016 to
07 October 2016
Dhrupad Choudhury, Suman Bisht
To understand the changes implicit in transformations in shifting cultivation and to learn from successful practices in the region, ICIMOD and the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP), will facilitate a peer-learning, experiential visit for practitioners dealing with the management of transformations in shifting cultivation across the Eastern Himalayas.
The event will be structured around four areas of concern: crop diversity and food availability; changing land use and tenurial security; challenges to ecosystem services; and access to programmes and schemes for transformations for communities practising shifting cultivation and policy makers. The issues of governance, gender, and access to schemes and programmes will be considered as cross-cutting issues.
About forty-five participants will join the event from government departments and line agencies working in agriculture, forest, horticulture, revenue, regional and district councils, research institutes and development projects from Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Myanmar.