Land use and water in the Eastern Himalayas: Focus on Mizoram, India

UMN faculty and staff have collaborated with the Mizoram state government and
Mizoram University since 2012 on land and water use in northeastern India. Our interdisciplinary team will present research results on aspects of agroforestry, shifting cultivation, farming systems, socioeconomic dimensions, water supply, mycology, horticulture and other areas.

On Thursday May 28, 2015 to Friday May 29, 2015, a research symposium with Mizoram University visiting faculty and University of Minnesota faculty and staff was held. Below are the presentations and other materials from the symposium.

Symposium flyer

University of Mizoram faculty in Minnesota


Symposium origins, Dr. Karlyn Eckman pdf

Mizoram: An introduction, Laltanpuii Ralte pdf

Agriculture and land use in Nagaland, Samadangla Ao pdf

Changes in shifting cultivation in Mizoram - some preliminary findings, Dr. Karlyn Eckman, et al pdf

Mycology in Mizoram: Current scenario and prospects, John Zothanzama pdf

Bamboo flowering in Mizoram: An ecological Analysis and management of resources, F. Lalnunmawia pdf

Mautam phenomenon: A study of farmer's observations, Dr. Lalnilawma pdf

Sloping Agriculture Changkham Technology: A transformation of Shifting Cultivation in Mizoram, Dr. H. Lalramnghinglova pdf