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Table 3 Natural forest vegetation coverage of Ethiopia in 1990

From: Natural resource degradation tendencies in Ethiopia: a review

Vegetation type Area
(Million ha)
Percent coverage (%)
High forest 3.44 2.8
Reverain and Mangrove 1.3 1.1
Bamboo Woodlands 0.45 0.4
Mixed Deciduous 2.5 2
Acacia-Boswellia and Wooded Grasslands 20 16
Sub total 27.69 22.3
Other lands 92.31 77.7
Total 120 100
  1. Source: Bishaw (2009)