A Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction: An by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

This publication offers a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the jap extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood procedure. Such an method of poverty relief is inevitable, fairly, in components the place livelihoods count mostly on biomass-based agriculture and farm animals creation. Mizoram possesses plentiful traditional assets – land, water and woodland – yet these assets are principally unused. The sector suffers from power poverty and malnutrition, and weather swap has extra prompted livelihood styles. This paintings reports all of the facets of normal potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the key using forces that effect livelihood styles. in line with a close research of empirical information, numerous coverage measures are instructed to deal with continual poverty and malnutrition. The publication is for this reason hugely worthy for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians fascinated with rural/community development.

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An estimation of number of vehicles in the state shows that their numbers were 117,631 (2013), both private and government. 8 % in vehicles was noticed in 2012. 2 % are big vehicles. 0 100 Airways Airways play a significant and strategic role in transportation; connect Aizawl (Lengpui airport) with Guwahati, Imphal, and Kolkata directly and other major cities of India by connecting flights. Air India and Jet Airways are currently operating their flights. Railways Mizoram has hilly and fragile terrain.

Population size, age group, education, and skilled knowledge are the major determinants which support economic development. Mizoram lacks in both population size and socio-economic development. Its population is sparsely distributed and there is always scarcity of skilled labor. Further, although Mizoram state has high literacy rate (92 %) yet, the level of education is very low. Poor farmers in the rural areas are not educated and they lack in technical education, the mode of agriculture is therefore traditional.

P. Sati and L. 1 %) long boundary. Tripura is located in its northwest part, Assam in the north, and Manipur in the northeast part also make a very strategic location to Mizoram State. Mizoram has its own identity in terms of sociocultural integration, which makes Mizoram different from the neighboring states and country thus; external influence on it is insignificant. Meanwhile, the high economic dependency of Mizoram on its neighboring states and the country make it paralyze, as the state’s economy is primitive, mainly based on traditionally practiced agriculture and the output from which is insufficient.

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