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