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About Nagaland

Nagaland is one of the North Eastern states of India situated on the eastern border with Myanmar having a population of 1.9 million and is rich in forest resources within the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot. Almost 60% of the state's population is engaged in Jhum (slash and burn) cultivation - a form of traditional cultivation practice that has evolved over generations and has become a core tradition of Naga people. Jhum cultivation meets approximately 60% of food demand in the State.