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Outlook of future climate in northwestern Ethiopia
Climate change is described as the most universal and irreversible environmental problem facing the planet Earth. While climate change is already manifesting in Ethiopia through changes in temperature and rainfall, its ...
Meteorological drought assessment in north east highlands of Ethiopia
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the patterns and trends of drought incidence in north east highlands of Ethiopia using monthly rainfall record for the period 1984-2014. Design/methodology/approach Standard ...
Risks associated with dry soil planting time in Ethiopia
(International Network for Natural Sciences, 2015)
Dry soil planting is practiced in response to variable rainfall onset in Ethiopia to maximize use of the full season. Rainfall data of >30 years for seven locations were used to evaluate dry soil planting opportunities on ...
Inter-connection between land use/land cover change and herders'/farmers' livestock feed resource management strategies: a case study from three Ethiopian eco-environments
(Elsevier Masson, 2014)
We assessed land use/land cover changes from remotely sensed satellite imagery and compared this with community perceptions on availability/use of livestock feed resources and feed deficit management strategies since the ...
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Saving labor and animal draft power: impacts of crop management innovation packages in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; SIMLESA; ACIAR, [2017?])
In 1990s Sasakawa Global 2000 introduced conservation agriculture practices in maize based systems of South Achefer District, in Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia. The specific technologies introduced were one-pass tillage ...
Analysis of risks in crop production due to climate change in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2015)
This study was conducted to investigate historical climate dynamics and the resultant risks at four sites (Meki, Melkassa, Miesso and Ziway) in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. It involved analysis of rainfall and ...
Farmers' climate change adaptation options and their determinants in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2015)
Exploring micro-level evidences is critical to fine tune effective adaptation options to cope with the adverse impact of climate change. In this regard, detailed studies on climate change adaptation options are not available ...
Factors that transformed maize productivity in Ethiopia
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
Maize became increasingly important in the food security of Ethiopia following the major drought and famine that occurred in 1984. More than 9 million smallholder households, more than for any other crop in the country, ...