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Soil and water conservation decision behavior of subsistence farmers in the Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia: a case study of the Hunde-Lafto area

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  • Bekele, Wagayehu
  • Drake, Lars
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    Volume (Year): 46 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 437-451

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    20. Amsalu, Aklilu & de Graaff, Jan, 2007. "Determinants of adoption and continued use of stone terraces for soil and water conservation in an Ethiopian highland watershed," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 61(2-3), pages 294-302, March.
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