Jhum farmers rejoice over bumper yield

  • A Jhum field shed to dry paddy is pictured at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A Jhum field shed to dry paddy is pictured at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • Mro women harvest paddy in a Jhum field at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    Mro women harvest paddy in a Jhum field at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • Farmers prepare to carry harvested paddy from a Jhum field to a shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    Farmers prepare to carry harvested paddy from a Jhum field to a shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • A woman spreads paddy for drying near a Jhum shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A woman spreads paddy for drying near a Jhum shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • A woman spreads paddy for drying near a Jhum shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A woman spreads paddy for drying near a Jhum shed at Jaminipara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • A Jhum field and a shed on a hill at Mrolongpara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A Jhum field and a shed on a hill at Mrolongpara on Bandarban’s Chimbuk Hill. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • A Jhum shed stands on a hill at Khumipara in Bandarban’s Roangchhari. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A Jhum shed stands on a hill at Khumipara in Bandarban’s Roangchhari. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • A Jhum shed stands on a hill at Khumipara in Bandarban’s Roangchhari. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    A Jhum shed stands on a hill at Khumipara in Bandarban’s Roangchhari. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • Marfa, which bears a close resemblance to cucumber, is cultivated in the Jhum fields of Bandarban. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    Marfa, which bears a close resemblance to cucumber, is cultivated in the Jhum fields of Bandarban. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

  • Corn is cultivated along with paddy in the Jhum fields of Bandarban. Photo: U She Thowai Marma

    Corn is cultivated along with paddy in the Jhum fields of Bandarban. Photo: U She Thowai Marma