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The Impact of Drought on Livelihoods, Vulnerability and Coping Mechanisms: The Case of North Shoa Zone, Oromiya

by Defferew Kebebe

Mar 1, 2011
This study uses the North Shoa Zone in Ethiopia, as a case study and examines the trends of drought and its impact on livelihood in the region. It also answers the questions who is more vulnerable and why, what are the local and institutional coping strategies and what are the constraints that aggravate vulnerability.