International Journal of
Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biodivers. Conserv.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-243X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 635

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of land use land cover changes using remote sensing Landsat images and pastoralists’ perceptions on range cover changes in Borana rangelands, Southern Ethiopia

Habtamu Teka
  • Habtamu Teka
  • Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Madda Walabu University, Ethiopia
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Casper I. Madakadze
  • Casper I. Madakadze
  • Department of Plant Production and Soil Science, University of Pretoria, P. Bag X20 Hatfield, Pretoria, 0028, South Africa.
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Joel O. Botai
  • Joel O. Botai
  • Department of Geography, Geo informatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Abubeker Hassen
  • Abubeker Hassen
  • Deparment of Animal Science and Wilde life, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Ayana Angassa
  • Ayana Angassa
  • School of Animal and Range Sciences, Hawassa University, Awasa, Ethiopia.
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Yared Mesfin
  • Yared Mesfin
  • Department of Natural Resource Management, Arsi University, Rustavi, Georgia, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 23 June 2017
  •  Accepted: 24 October 2017
  •  Published: 31 January 2018