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Table 1 Description of the study districts

From: Adoption of improved agricultural technology and its impact on household income: a propensity score matching estimation in eastern Ethiopia

  Study districts
Kombolcha Haramaya Meta Girawa Babile Sofi
Altitude (m.a.s.l.) 1200–2460 1400–2340 1200–2140 500–3230 950–2000 1300–1800
Temperature (°C) 14–24 6–25 15–37 20–27 24–28 25–35
Population 173,661 342,498 310,839 307,464 118,537 22,358
Mean (annual) rainfall (mm) 600–900 118–866 600–900 550–1100 410–800 850– 870
  1. Compiled from Central Statistical Authority (CSA) [47]; Mengistu and Degefu [48]; Nigussie et al. [49]; Gezu et al. [36]
  2. m.a.s.l. meters above sea level, 0C  Degree Celsius, CSA  Central Statistical Authority, mm  millimeter