By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia
This booklet provides a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the jap extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood method. Such an method of poverty relief is inevitable, relatively, in parts the place livelihoods count mostly on biomass-based agriculture and cattle creation. Mizoram possesses ample ordinary assets – land, water and woodland – yet these assets are mostly unused. The area suffers from continual poverty and malnutrition, and weather switch has additional prompted livelihood styles. This paintings reviews the entire points of normal potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the most important using forces that effect livelihood styles. in line with an in depth research of empirical facts, numerous coverage measures are advised to deal with power poverty and malnutrition. The e-book is hence hugely necessary for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians excited by rural/community development.
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At present, the nearest railway station is Silchar lies 180 km from Aizawl. Transportation 43 Waterways Mizoram is a landlocked state. Possibility of inland waterways is less. Meanwhile, a proposal to connect Mizoram with Myanmar through waterways under Kaladan multipurpose river project is under process. Hydropower Potential Hydropower potential is high in Mizoram as its total capacity to generate hydroelectricity is 4,500 MW. 7 % potential is harnessed through small-scale/micro hydropower projects.
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A Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Analysis of Mizoram, the Eastern Extension of the Himalaya by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia