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The fallow model in wonder landscape: can we prospect the 'future of our landscape before our society choose to collapse?'

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RURAL LANDSCAPES of Southeast Asia have developed from a basis of 'shifting cultivation' and fallo-crop rotation in a diverse mosaic of Agroforestry System, forest patches used for non-timber products as well as timber harvesting,economic system of the sarrounding parmanent cropping , and fire-climax imperata grasslands. The agents of change are the farmers who make their strategic decisions on land use patterns and tactical decisions on labour allocations , both likely to be based on the result to obtain ,and strongly conditioned by capital availability.
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    Suyamto D A; Van Noordwijk M; Lusiana B




    land use, landscape, local knowledge, sustainability, upland areas


    Viet Nam

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