African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 952

Full Length Research Paper

Impacts of soil and water conservation practices on livelihood: The case of watershed in Gambela region, Ethiopia

Gatbel Chot
  • Gatbel Chot
  • Department of Natural Resources Management, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.
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Awdenegest Moges
  • Awdenegest Moges
  • School of Biosystems and Environmental Engineering, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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Amanuel Shewa
  • Amanuel Shewa
  • Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 22 December 2018
  •  Accepted: 18 January 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2019

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