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- Zaitchik, Benjamin F.; Simane, Belay; Habib, Shahid; Anderson, Martha C.; Ozdogan, Mutlu; Foltz, Jeremy D.
- International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2012 v.9 no.2 pp. 435
- climate; climate change; highlands; land degradation; low input agriculture; rain intensity; soil; soil conservation; sustainable development; topography; water erosion; Ethiopia
- ... The Blue Nile (Abay) Highlands of Ethiopia are characterized by significant interannual climate variability, complex topography and associated local climate contrasts, erosive rains and erodible soils, and intense land pressure due to an increasing population and an economy that is almost entirely dependent on smallholder, low-input agriculture. As a result, these highland zones are highly vulnera ...
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