Assessing Community Participation on Soil Conservation and Its Influences on Poverty Reduction: The case of Bule Hora Woreda, West Guji Zone, Ethiopia
The causes of soil erosion are deforestation, overgrazing &over cultivation and land degradation. The foremost objective was to assessing community participation on the soil conservation, to identify the root cause of soil erosion and its influence on poverty reduction in study area. The data collected by questionnaire, interview and observation from 84 households selected using simple random sampling method for the reason having conscientious to conserve soil erosion. Secondary data obtained from published and unpublished materials. The major findings were augmentation of the majority of the household (68-95%) reported that practices soil conserving were very effective in improving productivity of household which directly ties with their livelihood was dramatically diminished the function of the ecosystem services specifically the provisioning services at the study area.