African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6358

Full Length Research Paper

Pastoral farming system and its temporal shift: A case of Borana zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia

Dirriba Mengistu
  • Dirriba Mengistu
  • Yabello Pastoral and Dryland Agricultural Research Center, Oromia Agricultural Research Institute , P. O. Box, 085, Yabello, Ethiopia.
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Simbone Tefera
  • Simbone Tefera
  • Yabello Pastoral and Dryland Agricultural Research Center, Oromia Agricultural Research Institute , P. O. Box, 085, Yabello, Ethiopia.
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Bely Biru
  • Bely Biru
  • Yabello Pastoral and Dryland Agricultural Research Center, Oromia Agricultural Research Institute , P. O. Box, 085, Yabello, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 30 December 2018
  •  Accepted: 03 May 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2020

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