Local names of shifting cultivation around the world
Shifting cultivation is an agricultural system in which a person uses a piece of land, only to abandon or alter the initial use a short time later.
This system often involves clearing of a piece of land followed by several years of wood harvesting or farming until the soil loses fertility.
|Masole||Congo (Zaire river Valley)|
|Fang||Equatorial African Countries|
|Milpa||Yucatan and Guatemala|
|Milya||Mexico and Central America|
|Chetemini||Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe|
|Ladang||Java and Indonesia|
|Humah||Java and Indonesia|
|Vevar and Dahiyaar||Bundelkhand Region (Madhya Pradesh)|
|Deepa||Bastar District (Madhya Pradesh)|
|Zara and Erka||Southern States|
|Kumari||Hilly Region of the Western Ghats of Kerala|
|Kaman, Vinga and Dhavi||Odisha|