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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 ...
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.
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 ...
Mainstreaming gender considerations in Gumara-Maksegnit watershed. Progress report.
Land degradation and moisture stress have become major threats to the farmers’ livelihoods in Gumara-Maksegnit watershed. Their land is no longer as productive as it used to be; rainfall is neither predictable nor sufficient; ...
Linking Selected Soil Properties to Land Use and Hillslope – A Watershed Case Study in the Ethiopian Highlands
Deforestation of native forests for crop production in the Gumara-Maksegnit watershed, located in the Lake Tana basin, Ethiopia, dramatically increases the vulnerability of the soil for rainfall driven erosion. Hence, the ...
Reducing land degradation and farmers’ vulnerability to climate change in the highland dry areas of north-western Ethiopia
The document presents research activities on Mitigating Soil Erosion and Water Scarcity, Increasing Farmers’ Adaptation Capacity to Climate Change in the Highland dry areas of Ethiopia
Intensification strategies for Ethiopian Watershed: Incentives, Niches and Policy Implication
This presentation of ICRISSAT explains the difference in perception about watershed management under changing climates; Showing different case study examples