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Table 1 The land use and land cover type classification and area coverage of the study area

From: Rural households’ livelihood vulnerability to climate variability and extremes: a livelihood zone-based approach in the Northeastern Highlands of Ethiopia

Land use and land cover types Area (km2) Coverage (%)
Forest 1230.89 7.1
Woodland 1909.59 11.0
Shrub/bush 2030.96 11.7
Crop/agricultural land 7603.91 43.8
Grassland 2141.58 12.3
Barren land 2315.13 13.3
Wetland 0.13 0.0
Water body 39.44 0.2
Afro alpine 15.57 0.1
Settlements 78.53 0.5