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Table 5 Farmers’ primary constraints to adapting to the changing climate

From: Smallholder farmers’ adaptation to climate change and determinants of their adaptation decisions in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

List of constraints Total number of respondents Respondents in %
Lack of climate forecasting information 18 9
Poor potential for irrigation 22 11
Lack of contact with extension personnel 10 5
Shortage of farm land 14 7
Shortage of labor for implement adaptation 28 14
Exposure or access to mass media 26 13
Shortage of necessary farm inputs 26 13
Low level of education 34 17
Shortage of money 22 11
Total 200 100