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Table 3 Historical landscape change and areal extent in BER

From: Changes and drivers of afro-alpine forest ecosystem: future trajectories and management strategies in Bale eco-region, Ethiopia

  1986 %age 1996 %age 2006 %age 2016 %age
Forest 465,559.8 29.7 410,010.4 26.2 441,844.0 28.2 378,098.6 24.1
Agriculture 263,612.1 16.8 342,493.0 21.8 379,792.7 24.2 441,294.6 28.2
Scrubland 93,368.1 6.0 115,889.9 7.4 108,824.3 6.9 143,582.8 9.2
Grassland 165,510.4 10.6 212,311.4 13.5 204,209.1 13.0 319,889.4 20.4
Woodland 579,490.7 37.0 486,836.2 31.1 433,402.1 27.6 284,675.6 18.2