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Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann

Indigenous Tree and Shrub Species for Environmental Protection and Agricultural Productivity

Series on Conference and Workshop Proceedings
2008/1
ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-6131-8 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-6148-6
Subject Area: Natural Science
approbated - online

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
Preliminaries page 1

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
Table of Contents page 5

Kindu Mekonnen
Preface page 11

Yohannes Gojjam
Welcoming address page 12

Alemu Gezahegne
Opening address page 13

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
THEME 1: THE STATUS OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE HIGHLANDS page 15

Adugna Wakjira - Amare Gizaw
Diversifying cropping systems in the mountainous landscape of Galessa, Ethiopia page 17

Seyoum Bediye - Fekede Feyissa
The status of animal feeds and nutrition in the West Shewa Zone of Oromiya, Ethiopia page 27

Taye Bekele
Limitation and potential of major soils in the highlands of West Shewa, Ethiopia page 50

Amare Haileslassie
Soil nutrient stocks and fluxes under smallholders’ mixed farming system in the central highlands of Ethiopia: research experiences from the Galessa and Gare areas page 62

Deribe Gurmu Benti
An overview on the distributions, status, uses and research needs of selected indigenous tree and shrub species in the Highlands of Ethiopia page 76

Gerhard Glatzel
Woody biomass in the 21st century: A global perspective page 87

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
THEME 2: WOODY AND HERBACEOUS BIOMASS AS FODDER AND ORGANIC FERTILISER SOURCES page 93

Gerhard Glatzel - Kindu Mekonnen - Monika Sieghardt
Indigenous tree and shrub species for soil fertility improvement in Galessa and Jeldu areas, Western Shewa, Ethiopia page 95

Tilahun Amede
Targeting various organic resources and legume best bets to various system niches to reverse decline in land productivity in East African Highlands page 107

Berhane Kidane - Asgelil Dibabe
Utilisation of the biomass of trees and shrubs as organic fertiliser source: Experiences from Holetta Agricultural Research Center page 108

Gerhard Glatzel - Kindu Mekonnen - Monika Sieghardt
Indigenous tree and shrub species for fodder production in Galessa and Jeldu areas, West Shewa, Ethiopia page 109

Ralph Roothaert
Experiences on utilisation of indigenous fodder trees and shrubs in Kenya page 119

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
THEME 3: TENURE AND TECHNOLOGY DISSEMINATION page 121

Chilot Yirga
Land tenure security and adoption of natural resource management technologies in Ethiopia page 123

Shenkut Ayele - Elias Zerfu - Berhanu Kuma
Scaling up of natural resource management technologies: Experiences and issues page 140

Kindu Mekonnen - Gerhard Glatzel - Birgit Habermann
WORKSHOP DISCUSSION OUTCOMES page 153