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Déforestation et systèmes agraires à Madagascar

Tavy Dynamics on the East coast

by Serge Razafiarison (author), Alain Bertrand (author), Bernard Aubert (author)
Collection: Repères
january 2003

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DOI : 10.19182/agritrop/00211

Tavy, slash-and-burn farming in dense rainforest that is still widely practised by Madagascan farmers, stands accused of causing deforestation. This book, which reports on a historical, agronomic and socioecological study of the phenomenon, sheds new light on the deforestation issue, fires and their management, clearing, and slash-and-burn and how it has changed. It shows that tavy reflects the relations between society and nature, reveals the dynamics of agrarian systems and changes in line with the social constructs and representations of forests.

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Features

Language(s): French

Publisher: Cirad

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Repères

Published: 1 january 2003

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782876148246

DOI eBook [PDF] : 10.19182/agritrop/00211

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 220

Interior: Black & white

Reference eBook [PDF]: CI903NUM

Size: 68.7 MB (PDF)

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