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Table 3 Phased-out projects impact on implemented soil and water conservation measures

From: Impacts of phased–out land restoration programs on vegetation cover change in Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia

Watershed Implemented SWC structures
  U-slope Total in number Damaged in % MI-slope Total in number Damaged in % L-slope Total in number Damaged in %
  Hillside terraces 115 20.8 half moon 37 24 Gabion check dams 25 28
S-1     stone bund 68 22 Loss stone check dams 18 22
        Percolation pond 4 75
  Shallow trench 98 11 hillside terrace 103 20 Gabion check dams 40 42
S-2 Hillside terraces 101 33.21 shallow trench 118 21.6 Percolation pond 9 22
     half moon 35 20 Lose stone check dams 25 60
  Shallow trenches 91 29.5 half moon 37 29 Gabion check dams 9 33
S-3     hillside terrace 23 21 Lose stone check dams 32 59
     shallow trench 71 24.56 Percolation pond 4 75
        Hand dug well 18 44
  Hillside terraces 146 66.68 Half moon 180 30 Gabion check dams 25 100
S-4 Shallow trench 70 32 Stone bund 68 22 Loss stone check dams 37 94
        Percolation pond 2 100
S-5 Hillside terraces 165 97.7 Shallow trench 131 36.9 Half moon 250 33.2
        Gabion check dam 9 100
S-6 Hillside terraces 246 64.9 Half moon 200 18.5 Gabion check dams 7 100
  Shallow trenchs 35 14.2 Hillside terrace 25 36 Lose stone check dams 2 100
        Percolation pond 3 100
  1. U-slope upper slope; Ml-slope middle slope, L-slope lower slope; S-1 Adikesho, S-2 Deberewahabit, S-3 Gemad, S-4 Debretsion, S-5 Laelay-Wukro, S-6 Tsigerda