Farmers on the frontline: Adjustment and improvement in Ethiopia’s basins

Plantations International News 2 ladies in Sidama Zone, Ethiopia. Alan NicolBy Alan Nicol(IWMI). Initially published on the World Financial institution's Governance for Development. Selilah gazes out over a landscape she has dwelled for 70 years. In the valley here, deep gullies mark the inclines where rains have brought away the soil. Dealing with three of her four children, she is battling making ends meet in this component of Sidama Area, Ethiopia, where, she claims, there utilized to be a forest much more than 40 years ago.Now most trees have been felled as well as water is scarce. Selilah spends 2 hrs [...]