University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Christine Padoch

Agriculture in Interior Borneo

Shifting Cultivation and Alternatives

By: Christine Padoch

Flying over the island of Borneo ( or Kalimantan as it is known to Indonesians), one feature of the landscape immediately catches the eye. The hills are a checkerboard of tall and short vegetation, of clumps of old forest on ridge-tops and tangles of newer growth in long valleys, of brilliant green plots of hill […]