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A Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction: An by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

This publication offers a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the jap extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood technique. Such an method of poverty relief is inevitable, rather, in components the place livelihoods count principally on biomass-based agriculture and farm animals construction. Mizoram possesses plentiful common assets – land, water and wooded area – yet these assets are principally unused. The zone suffers from power poverty and malnutrition, and weather switch has extra encouraged livelihood styles. This paintings reports the entire facets of ordinary potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the most important riding forces that effect livelihood styles. according to an in depth research of empirical facts, a number of coverage measures are instructed to deal with persistent poverty and malnutrition. The ebook is hence hugely invaluable for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians keen on rural/community development.

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All these determinants can push the State’s economy advanced. Meanwhile, a step for proper policy measures is required to enhance the agricultural productivity/capacity so that livelihood sustainability can be attained. References FSI. (2011). India state of forest report. Dehradun (p. 189). Forest Report. (2012). Department of environment and forest. Aizawl: Government of Mizoram. ISFR. (2011). India’s States Forest Report, Department of Environment and Forest, New Delhi. RSAC. (2009). Remote sensing application centre, science and technology.

The two countries Bangladesh from the west and Myanmar from the east and south surround Mizoram and make it most strategic since they characterize social political unrest. Manipur, Assam, and Tripura states of India delimit it from the north. These three Indian states also characterize socioeconomic backwardness. Further, the political history of the State is not so long thus; both geostrategic location and political immatureness have put the state into the verge of underdeveloped stage. In this chapter, we tried to understand the geostrategic location, cultural and political history, and their impacts on the development of Mizoram State.

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