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Indigenous Hydrological Knowledge in Southwest Ethiopia

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

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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 Discrete Keywords: wetland agriculture, wetlands, ecosystems, highland wetlands, Ethiopia, sustainability, SERG
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Science and the Environment
Depositing User: Alan Dixon
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2009 11:58
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2020 13:57

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