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Interdisciplinary on-site evaluation of stone bunds to control soil erosion on cropland in Northern Ethiopia
Since two decades, stone bunds have been installed in large areas of the Tigray Highlands, Northern Ethiopia, to control soil erosion by water. Field studies were conducted to quantify theExpand
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Sediment deposition and pedogenesis in exclosures in the Tigray highlands, Ethiopia
In the Tigray highlands of Northern Ethiopia, the establishment of exclosures (i.e., areas closed for grazing and agriculture) has become an important measure to combat land degradation and restoreExpand
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Runoff and sediment-associated nutrient losses under different land uses in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia
Summary Nutrient transport in surface runoff associated with sediment constitutes an important nutrient loss in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, but little information is available on this aspect. ThisExpand
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Contour furrows for in-situ soil and water conservation, Tigray, Northern Ethiopia
In Tigray (Northern Ethiopia), soil moisture has been identified as the most limiting factor in agricultural production; on the other hand, loss of rain water through runoff as well as the inducedExpand
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Reservoirs in Tigray (Northern Ethiopia): characteristics and sediment deposition problems
In Tigray (Northern Ethiopia, significant achievements were made, mainly from 1994 to 2002), on the development of agriculture through irrigation by employing seasonally harvested runoff using earthExpand
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Effects of land use, slope gradient, and soil and water conservation structures on runoff and soil loss in semi-arid Northern Ethiopia
Land degradation and recurrent drought are the major threats to rain-fed agriculture in the semi-arid Ethiopian highlands. Water harvesting has become a priority in the Tigray region since 1990.Expand
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Soil erosion and conservation in Ethiopia
This paper reviews Ethiopia’s experience and research progress in past soil and water conservation (SWC) efforts and suggests possible solutions for improvement. Although indigenous SWC techniquesExpand
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Land degradation and soil and water conservation in tropical highlands
Abstract Land degradation is not uniform, even in the same landscape, but nevertheless an overall consensus seems to grow on the fact that many areas are under way of rehabilitation. It is aExpand
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Effect of beaver dams on the hydrology of small mountain streams: Example from the Chevral in the Ourthe Orientale basin, Ardennes, Belgium
Summary The European beaver ( Castor fiber ) was recently reintroduced to Belgium, after an absence of more than 150 years; around 120 beaver dam systems have been established. In Europe, few studiesExpand
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