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NATIONAL ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT OF ETHIOPIA

6 June 2022

Summary

NATIONAL ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT OF ETHIOPIA Syntheses of the Status of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, and Scenarios of Change Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2022 FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA NATIONAL ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT OF ETHIOPIA Syntheses of the Status of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, and Scenarios of Change Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute Addis A. [...] The general introduction provides readers with the overarching goals, significance, challenges, and the paths forward for the effective conservation of biodiversity of the country and enhancing the contributions of nature to improving human wellbeing. [...] The forest and woodland ecosystem stretches over a large area of the country and hosts the highest magnitude of biodiversity of all the Ethiopian ecosystems with considerable economic and ecological importance to Ethiopia and the global climate {3.1}. [...] This ecosystem provides key economic and cultural values that enhance the quality of life in addition to the provision of water and land critical for agriculture, albeit the lack of adequate empirical data on the number of pollinators and their contribution to the national economy. [...] The types of crops cultivated indifferent localities are determined by the agroecology of the sites and the preferences of the people living in the areas.

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