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1 Characterizing study sites N2 Baseline training Alemayehu Belay, Gerba Leta & Kebebe Ergano 8 October 2010

2 Human Population WoredaPopulationHead/HH Jeldu202,6557 Diga68,9107 Fogera207,1208

3 Agro ecology, altitude, RF RF pattern – erratic (Jeldu &Fogera), Uniform (Diga) WoredaAgro ecologyAltitude Jeldu Lowland(25%), Midland(30%) &Highland (45%) Diga Midland (40%) & Lowland (60%) Fogera Midland/plain(75%) &Highland (25%)

4 General historical trends  Population growth  Deforestation  NRM interventions (soil conservation) done during the Derg regime  Relatively organized NRM efforts in Fogera

5 Farming System  Crop-Livestock mixed  Fogera – Midland/Plain (Rice with 20% coverage out of the total arable land - Highland (Maize, Barley, Niger seed)  Diga – Midland (Teff, Millet, Maize) - Lowland (Maize, sorghum, sesame)  Jeldu – highland (Barley, wheat, potato) - midland (Wheat, barley, teff) - Lowland (Sorghum, maize teff

6 Land Use patterns Land use type (ha) JelduDigaFogera Arable (43.4%) (68.2%) (67.8%) Grazing land (35%)4999 (12.2%) (14.5%) Forest land 5400 (3.8%)6894 (16.9%) (4.7%) Others (37.4%) 1078 (2.6%) (12.8%) Total

7 Average Land and cattle holdings per HH  Jeldu 2 ha of land and 10 cattle  Diga 2 ha of land and 9 cattle  Fogera 1.5 ha of land and 6 cattle

8 Crop-livestock contribution to the livelihood (source of income) WoredaPercent contribution (on average) LivestockCrop Jeldu3070 Diga3070 Fogera3367

9 Formal Institutions  Government line departments Agriculture, livestock, cooperative, water, administration, etc  Private enterprises/Associations Credit and Saving, traders, coop unions, farmers, etc  NGOs Jeldu – Hope2020, Hunger Project Fogera- IPMS, EWNRA Diga – N/A

10 Identified watersheds and Kebeles covered Woredawatershe d KebelesRemark JelduMeja/Mel ka Sertidenku,Chilanko,Tulubult uma Bicho, Tulugura Barley,potato,En set,fallow Tulugurgi,KologelanTeff, maize, wheat Goralelisa, Chenchekebenaasorghum DigaDapoAdunaTeff-barley Arjokotebula, FerdasaMaize, Sorghum, millet,sesame, coffee FogeraMezwaWege, Chilmana Damo, Areb Amba, Shenko, Hagere Selam Maize, Barley,Ginger seed Kuhar Mikael, ShanaSeparate watershed (Rice)


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