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Table 7 Major challenges for the proper management, sustainable utilisation and plantation development of fuelwood species at Boset District

From: Prioritization and selection of high fuelwood producing plant species at Boset District, Central Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical approach

Nos List of major challenges % of informants listed the challenge No List of major challenges % of informants listed the challenge
1 Limited awareness on management and conservation of the resources 96.9 6 Shortage of quality and amount of seeds and seedlings 31.3
2 Various anthropogenic (agricultural and investment expansion, forest fire) and natural factors 54.2 7 Government limited focus on the resource 27.1
3 Limited awareness on the use of the resource 50 8 High cost of labour and budget for resource management and conservation 24
4 Shortage of labor for quality and quantity product and lack of facilities and logistics to produce the product 37.5 9 Lack of market access and value chains for the product 24
5 Shortage of land to expand the resource 34.4