Advances in Agriculture, Food Science and Forestry

Alemitu Worku

Department of Natural Resource Management, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Review on drivers of deforestation and associated socio-economic and ecological impacts
    Author(s): Alemitu Worku*

    Deforestation is one of the most challenging environmental problems that the world is facing currently. Deforestation arises when a land subject to naturally occurring plant is converted to provide certain services in response to the human demand. The main objective of this review is identify the driver of deforestation and associated socioeconomic and ecological impact. The non-static nature of global ecosystems makes environmental changes inevitable; these environmental changes are caused by human made and natural causes. Economic activity and the rate of population increment have now increased to the point where the effects of humanity on the environment can no longer be viewed in isolation. The quality of many of the basic elements of the natural resource base (air, water, soil) is deteriorating, in particular due to the widespread depletion of forest resources. The other concern .. Read More»

    DOI: 10.51268/2736-1799.23.11.098

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