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Table 11 The projected LU/LC area in 2030 and 2045 in the Andassa watershed

From: Evaluation and prediction of land use/land cover changes in the Andassa watershed, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

Land use/land cover 2030 2045 2030–2045
Area (ha) Percent (%) Area (ha) Percent (%) Percent change Rate of change (ha/year)
Cultivated land 48,932 83.3 50,425 85.8 +3 +99.5
Forest 898 1.5 763 1.3 −15 −9
Shrubland 5391 9.2 2780 4.7 −48.4 −174
Grassland 2342 4.0 1344 2.3 −42.6 −66.5
Built-up area 1197 2.0 3448 5.9 +188 +150
Total 58,760 100 58,760 100