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Indigenous Hydrological Knowledge in Southwest Ethiopia

Dixon, Alan (2001) Indigenous Hydrological Knowledge in Southwest Ethiopia. Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, 9 (3). pp. 3-5. ISSN 0928-1460

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Abstract

The highland wetlands of south-west Ethiopia perform numerous environmental functions and provide a range of products for rural communities. As reservoirs of soil moisture, they are also able to support annual crop production. The sustainability of wetland agriculture, however, appears largely dependant on indigenous wetland knowledge, its evolution and dissemination.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: wetland agriculture, wetlands, ecosystems, highland wetlands, Ethiopia, sustainability
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Science and the Environment
Depositing User: Alan Dixon
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2009 11:58
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2009 11:58
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/742

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