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Table 2 Land use land cover of urban green infrastructure in 2003 and 2016

From: Accessibility of urban green infrastructure in Addis-Ababa city, Ethiopia: current status and future challenge

Urban green infrastructure and built-up area 2003 2016 Percentage of change
Area/ha LUP (%) Area/ha LUP (%)
Green infrastructure      
Urban forest 12,168 23.4 10,301.5 19.7 − 3.7
River and river buffer green 1144 2.2 4026.5 7.7  + 5.5
Urban agriculture 7176 13.8 996.1 1.9 − 11.9
Urban parks 468 0.9 938.7 1.8  + 0.9
Total 20,956 40.3 16,262.8 31.1 − 9.2
Built Up Area 31,044 59.7 36,029.2 68.9  + 9.2
Total Area 52,000 100 52,292 100