Rise of sustainable smallholder forestry in Ethiopia

”As much land as a man tills, plants, improves, cultivates, and can use the product of, so much is his property” (John Locke 1690, Sect 32.) Forestry in Ethiopia has been unsustainable for hundreds, even thousands of years. Unsustainable forestry has been the main reason for erosion, which on the other hand has been the …