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Table 4 Land use/land cover change of the study area from 2007 to 2017

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

LULC 2007–2010 S-1 S-2 S-3 S-4 S-5 S-6
2007 2010 Change 2007 2010 Change 2007 2010 Change 2007 2010 Change 2007 2010 Change 2007 2010 Change
ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha %
BL/SL 38 23 58 33 20 10 80 26 89 29 9 3 97 44 116 52 19 9 36 14 54 21 18 7 36 34 47 31 11 −3 499 25 508 26 10 1
CL 53 31 42 24 −10 −7 109 36 81 27 −28 −9 79 36 55 25 −24 −11 98 38 45 18 −53 −20 26 25 17 23 −9 −2 1467 74 1433 72 −34 −2
BU 21 12 25 14 4 2 64 21 74 24 10 3 33 13 37 14 4 2 32 31
BaL 45 27 37 21 −8 −6 59 23 59 23 −1 0 35 28 35 28
GL 12 7 15 9 3 1 51 17 60 20 46 21 51 23 33 13 64 25 31 12 12 11 11 10 −1 −1 20 1 44 2 24 1
LULC 2010–2017 S-1 S-2 S-3 S-4 S-5 S-6
2010 2017 Change 2010 2017 Change 2010 2017 Change 2010 2017 Change 2010 2017 Change 2010 2017 Change
Ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % Ha % ha % ha %
BL/SL 58 33 48 28 −10 −5 89 29 89 29 0 0 116 52 104 45 −11 −7 54 21 50 20 −4 −2 36 34 40 37 4 4 −36 −34 559 28 594 62
CL 42 24 53 31 11 7 81 27 73 24 −8 −3 55 25 58 25 3 0 45 18 81 31 35 14 26 25 21 20 −6 −5 −26 −25 1406 71 1432 96
BU 25 14 28 16 3 2 74 24 76 25 2 1 37 14 47 18 10 4 32 31 35 33
BaL 37 21 33 19 −4 −2 59 23 54 21 −5 −2 35 35
GL 15 9 11 6 −4 −2 60 20 65 21 51 23 68 29 64 25 28 11 31 −14 12 11 10 10 −1 −1 −1 −1 21 1 24 1
LULC 2007–2017 S-1 S-2 S-3 S-4 S-5 S-6
2007 2017 Change 2007 2017 Change 2007 2017 Change 2007 2017 Change 2007 2017 Change 2007 2017 Change
ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha % ha %
BL/SL 38 23 48 28 10 5 80 26 89 29 9 3 97 44 104 45 8 2 36 14 50 20 14 6 36 34 40 37 4 4 499 25 559 28 60 3
CL 53 31 53 31 0 −1 109 36 73 24 −36 −12 79 36 58 25 −21 −10 98 38 81 31 −18 −7 26 25 21 20 −6 −5 1467 74 1406 71 -61 −3
BU 21 12 28 16 7 4 64 21 76 25 13 4 33 13 47 18 14 5 32 31 35 33
BaL 45 27 33 19 −12 −7 59 23 54 21 −6 −2 35
GL 12 7 11 6 -2 -1 51 17 65 21 46 21 68 29 33 13 28 11 31 −2 12 11 10 10 −1 −1 20 1 21 1 24 1
  1. S-1 Adikesho; S-2 Deberewahabit; S-3 Gemad; S-4 Debretsion; S-5=Laelay wukro; S-6 Tsigerda
  2. BL/SL: Bushland/Shrubland; CL: Cultivated land; BU: Built-up area; BaL: Bareland; GL: Grassland