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Table 5 LU-LC change matrix of 1973, 1986 and 2015

From: The implications of land use and land cover changes for rural household food insecurity in the Northeastern highlands of Ethiopia: the case of the Teleyayen sub-watershed

Changed from Changed to 1973–1986 1973–2015
Hectare Percent Hectare Percent
Water body Water body 340.50 44.41 337.02 43.96
Forest land 1.40 0.18 0 0.00
Shrub land 133.69 17.44 159.45 20.80
Grass land 57.79 7.54 64.75 8.45
Crop land and settlement 233.26 30.43 199.14 25.98
Bare land 0 0.00 6.26 0.82
Built-up area 0 0.00 0 0.00
Forest land Water body 45.95 7.97 39.68 6.88
Forest land 106.53 18.48 9.74 1.69
Shrub land 212.37 36.84 102.35 17.75
Grass land 119.76 20.77 200.53 34.78
Crop land and settlement 89.19 15.46 172.68 29.95
Bare land 1.39 0.24 2.08 0.36
Built-up area 1.39 0.24 49.43 8.57
Shrub land Water body 49.43 1.14 34.81 0.01
Forest land 253.45 5.86 6.26 0.00
Shrub land 2091.03 48.32 1778.38 0.41
Grass land 761.76 17.60 785.44 0.18
Crop land and settlement 1130.11 26.11 1699.70 0.39
Bare land 35.51 0.82 20.19 0.00
Built-up area 6.26 0.14 2.78 0.00
Grass land Water body 41.77 1.16 41.77 1.16
Forest land 9.74 0.27 9.74 0.27
Shrub land 1141.95 31.78 1141.95 31.78
Grass land 671.24 18.68 671.24 18.68
Crop land and settlement 1690.65 47.05 1690.65 47.05
Bare land 24.37 0.68 24.37 0.68
Built-up area 13.92 0.39 13.92 0.39
Crop land Water body 16.71 0.29 36.20 0.62
Forest land 36.90 0.63 5.57 0.10
Shrub land 719.29 12.30 597.43 10.22
Grass land 1006.17 17.21 654.53 11.19
Crop land and settlement 4019.82 68.74 4452.93 76.15
Bare land 43.86 0.75 92.60 1.58
Built-up area 4.87 0.08 8.35 0.14
Bare land Water body 2.08 2.61 2.78 3.48
Forest land 1.39 1.74 0 0.00
Shrub land 18.10 22.61 7.65 9.57
Grass land 7.65 9.57 13.92 17.39
Crop land and settlement 50.83 63.48 55.00 68.70
Bare land 0 0.00 0.69 0.87
Built-up area 0 0.00 0 0.00