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Increasing land productivity through crop variety and improved management
Summary of the work of the GARC in the framework of the project "Reducing land degradation and farmers’ vulnerability to climate change in the highland dry areas of north-western Ethiopia";
Evaluation of the Impact of Stone Bunds on Soil Loss and Surface Runoff in the Gumara-Maksegnit Watershed, Northern Highlands of Ethiopia
Ethiopia is highly affected by land degradation and one of the key problems is soil erosion. It is mainly caused by the rapid population increase, deforestation, low vegetation cover and unbalanced livestock and crop ...
Assessments on the impact of stone bunds on water erosion in the Gumara-Maksegnit watershed, Northern Ethiopia
Soil erosion due to heavy rain events during the rainy season from June to September is a big threat to the Ethiopian highlands. About 85 % of the total population of Ethiopia, live from agriculture and therefore sound ...
Application of soil erosion models in the Gumara-Maksegnit watershed
This presentation shows the the use of different Soil erosion models in a watershed in Northern Ethiopia
Outputs of livestock research activities in Gumara-Maksegnit Watershed
Livestock research done by ARARI in the framework of the project 'Reducing land degradation and farmers’ vulnerability to climate change in the highland dry areas of north-western Ethiopia' is presented.
Experience from WLRC Learning Watersheds: Achievements and Implications
Experience from Learning Watersheds: Achievements and Implications of the work done by the WLRC.
Predicting soil attributes for environmental modelling
The UNPRA–Ethiopia project ‘Unlocking the potential of rainfed agriculture in Ethiopia for improved rural livelihoods’ aims to improve the livelihoods of rural communities in the rainfed agro-ecosystem of the Amhara region ...
Participatory evaluation of mobile tree nursery
Tree nurseries vary greatly from a few dozen seedlings grown in household nurseries to mechanized commercial enterprises producing millions of seedlings per year. Household nurseries are established and managed by ...
Monitoring surface run-off and soil erosion processes
Within the ‘Unlocking the potential of rainfed agriculture in Ethiopia for improved rural livelihoods’ (UNPRA) project, the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria (BOKU) research focuses ...
Runoff and Sediment Monitoring in an Agricultural Watershed in the Ethiopian Highlands
This master thesis was conducted in the Gumara-Maksegnit watershed, which covers an area of 54 km² and is located in the Lake Tana basin in the North West Amhara region, Ethiopia. This region is affected by severe land ...