Shifting cultivation is an agricultural practice in which a plot of land was cultivated temporarily and is abandoned to allow vegetation to grow freely while the cultivator moves to another plot.

Shifting cultivation has contributed to both positive and negative environmental impacts. On the positive side, its practice reduces intensity of land use and reduces rate of environmental degradation.

Its negative impact includes loss of soil fertility, accelerated deforestation and out of control forest fires.

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