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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 15 Ranking constraints in a community forestry and soil conservation programme
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 15 Ranking constraints in a community forestry and soil conservation programme Kebede Asrat In East Harerge administrative zone in the activities and to suggest possible solutions to eastern part of Ethiopia, high population encourage sustainability in the future. density coupled with rugged topography have exposed the highlands to degradation through The 14 DAs and 18 CTs participating in the deforestation and soil erosion. A workshop workshop were asked to suggest the was held for the agricultural extension workers constraints which they felt most hindered the (DAs) and catchment technicians (CTs) success of the community forestry and soil employed by the Community Forestry and Soil conservation programme. These are listed in Conservation Development Department Table 1. The participants were then asked to (CFSCDD). The aim of the workshop was to group the constraints into three categories of allow the employees at the grassroots level of importance: the department to identify the constraints in the department's forestry and soil conservation Table 1. Constraints ranked by grassroots level staff Constraint Most Next most Least important important important DA CT DA CT DA CT Unnecessary involvement by politicians and administrators 0* 1 3 4 3 3 Existence of ...