Long-term dynamics in land resource use and the driving forces in the Beressa watershed, highlands of Ethiopia.

@article{Amsalu2007LongtermDI,
  title={Long-term dynamics in land resource use and the driving forces in the Beressa watershed, highlands of Ethiopia.},
  author={Aklilu Amsalu and Leo Stroosnijder and Jan de Graaff},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={448-59}
}
Land degradation in the Ethiopian highlands is considered to be one of the major problems threatening agricultural development and food security in the country. However, knowledge about the forces driving the long-term dynamics in land resources use is limited. This research integrates biophysical information with socio-economic processes and policy changes to examine the dynamics of land resource use and farmers' livelihoods in the Beressa watershed for over 40 years during the second half of… CONTINUE READING
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