Shifting Cultivators: Local Technical Knowledge and Natural Resource Management in the Humid Tropics
This forestry note will examine the local technical knowledge (LTK) of the traditional swiddener and how it is utilized for natural resource management in the humid tropics. Starting with a review of the environment of the humid tropics and the problems of natural resource management in the region, the note will go on to an analysis of shifting cultivation as a natural resource management strategy for the tropics.
- Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
- Dewey Decimal: 301.329
- ECHO Library: 301.329 FAO