Local Knowledge and Agricultural Sustainability: A Case Study of Pradhan Tribe in Adilabad District
AbstractThe paper presents some empirical data from the Pradhan Tribe of Andhra Pradesh which highlights the community's indigenous agricultural knowledge and the changes over time. These custodians of indigenous knowledge and world view practices play a very important role in agricultural development. The study was conducted in the year 2008 at different times. The Pradhans are still subsistence farmers, who primarily depend on agriculture. Subsistence economy and food security of the Pradhans depends mainly on cultivation in the fields and kitchen gardens. [Working Paper No. 81]. URL:[http://www.cess.ac.in/cesshome/wp/WP_81.pdf]
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subsistence farmers; pradhan; Adilabad District; agriculture; cultivation; fields; kitchen gardens; community; indigenous; knowledge; development; agricultural; farmers; Andhra Pradesh; land-owning families; animal husbandry; developing societies; tribes;
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- NEP-AGR-2011-05-14 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2011-05-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-KNM-2011-05-14 (Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy)
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