Articles | Volume 7, issue 2
Solid Earth, 7, 639–650, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-639-2016
Solid Earth, 7, 639–650, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-639-2016

Research article 20 Apr 2016

Research article | 20 Apr 2016

Determinants of farmers' tree-planting investment decisions as a degraded landscape management strategy in the central highlands of Ethiopia

Berhan Gessesse et al.

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Short summary
The Modjo watershed is facing land degradation challenges, which in turn have had adverse effects on its agricultural productivity. Data were modelled using a binary logistic regression model. The findings revealed that local land users’ willingness to adopt tree growing is a function of many factors, however, labour force availability, the disparity of schooling age and land tenure systems have significant influence on tree-planting investment decisions.