Estimating the rate and consequences of gully development, a case study of umbulo catchment in Southern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Moges2008EstimatingTR,
  title={Estimating the rate and consequences of gully development, a case study of umbulo catchment in Southern Ethiopia},
  author={Awdenegest Moges and N. M. Holden},
  year={2008}
}
In southern Ethiopia wide and deep gullies are common features, significantly affecting farmers' livelihoods. Little action is being taken to address the problem despite farmers being knowledgeable about erosion and its control measures. A study was conduced to investigate the nature and rate of gully development in Umbulo catchment, southern Ethiopia, based on interviews with farmers and field measurements. The results indicated a rapid, down slope development of gullies over the last 30 years… CONTINUE READING

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