One Day on Earth (12.12.12): Changing Cycles- Mokokchung, Nagaland
The video, shot on 12.12.12, as part of the global One Day on Earth project, shows how UNDP’s partnership with the government of Nagaland and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and with funding from the Global Environment Facility, is helping farmers practicing jhum cultivation in Mokokchung district of Nagaland grow healthier crops and earn better income. By slowing rates of soil erosion and introducing sustainable farming practices, the partnership has helped farmers increase their incomes by 15-20 percent.
Projects and Initiatives
Sustainable Land and Ecosystem Management in Shifting Cultivation Areas of Nagaland for Ecological and Livelihood Security (June 2009 - December 2015)
The project, in partnership with the government of Nagaland, aims to address land degradation in shifting cultivation locations in three districts of Nagaland through participatory planning, generating awareness, building institutions and supporting integrated farm development that enable sustainable land and ecological management.more