Environmental degradation and management in Ethiopian highlands: Review of lessons learned

@article{Birhanu2014EnvironmentalDA,
  title={Environmental degradation and management in Ethiopian highlands: Review of lessons learned},
  author={Adugnaw Birhanu},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={24}
}
  • A. Birhanu
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy
About 50 percent of Ethiopia can be defined as mountainous, be it because of altitude above about 1500m, or because of steep slopes. The country’s highland areas include about 90% of its arable lands and are occupied by 90 percent of the human population and 60 percent of all livestock (Hurni, et al., 2010). Since 150,000 years ago population has expanded all over the highland parts of Ethiopia as they are very suitable places for living and agriculture than the malaria-infested harsh lowland… 
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