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Table 5 Technical and economic sustainability

From: Sustainability, institutional arrangement and challenges of community based climate smart practices in northwest Ethiopia

Dimension Weight Indicators Scored Expected (total) % Weight Rated Dimension  %
Technical 0.35 The SWC practices constructed with proper spacing and arrangement 1369 1915 0.663 0.117 0.0776 (.2349/.35)*100 = 67.1%
Easy for construction and suitable for plowing 1302 1915 0.68 0.117 0.0796  
The structures are good fits for the local topography 1282 1915 0.67 0.116 0.0777  
Economic 0.2 It has created alternative income source for the community 1429 1915 0.746 0.067 0.0500 (0.1514/0.2)*100 = 75.72
The SWC practices do not waste the faming land 1428 1915 0.746 0.067 0.0500  
It has contribution for increasing crop yield 1494 1915 0.78 0.066 0.0515  
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