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Impact of plantations on the agrarian structure of the Brahmaputra Valley

Keya Deb

Impact of plantations on the agrarian structure of the Brahmaputra Valley

by Keya Deb

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Published by Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Brahmaputra Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- India -- Brahmaputra Valley.,
    • Plantations -- Economic aspects -- India -- Brahmaputra Valley.,
    • Tea trade -- India -- Brahmaputra Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKeya Deb.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Centre for Studies in Social Sciences ; no. 24, Occasional paper (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) ;, no. 24.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD879.B7 D4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4081226M
      LC Control Number79906752

      The most populous part is the Brahmaputra Valley, which constitutes about 22 per cent of the region. The pace of development in the hill areas and plains differs considerably. The valleys are economically active areas, the Brahmaputra Valley being the most active. Tribal populations constitute only about one-fourth of the population of the.   The river cascades into the flat plains of the Brahmaputra valley which is bounded by two parallel hill ranges – the eastern Himalayan ranges and the north eastern hill ranges of Meghalaya. The gradient of the Brahmaputra channel is as steep as m/km to m/km in the gorge section upstream of Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh but in the.

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        In the Ica Valley in Peru for example, agribusinesses have deployed various strategies for accumulating water: one company pipes water to its plantations from 22 wells it purchased from small farmers; another owns 20 wells outside its property. 10 Similarly, in the lower valley of the river Piura, a large agro-export enterprise has installed a. 3) The Eastern part of the plain exists mostly in the Brahmaputra valley of Assom and the river Brahmaputra is mainly responsible for its formation. The Himalayan rivers while flowing down deposit gravel and pebble sediments in a narrow belt of 8 to 16 kms width found parallel to foot hills of Shivaliks. This feature is known as ‘Bhabar’.File Size: 11MB.


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