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The word “Taungya” is rooted in the traditional culture of all the indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts. It is related to the Marma word “ya”, Tripura word “gaireng” and the Chakma and Tanchangya word, “taung”, all of which are related to the culture of swidden or jum-cultivating societies. Today, in agro-forestry technology, “Taungya” is also the name given to the system of raising tree plantations through an innovation to the swidden or jum method of agriculture. Thus Taungya provides a concrete example of the continued utility of traditional knowledge systems of indigenous peoples, and the close links between
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