Distribution and economic analysis of Prosopis juliflora in Ethiopia
Invasive species are one of the drivers of biological and socio-economic changes around the world. Over the past 30-40 years, the non-native Prosopis juliflora plant has emerged as a major invader of the arid and semi-arid regions of Ethiopia. Information on its distribution, impact, use and management is highly needed to contain and prevent the spread of this highly invasive plant. In the first study, I used a correlative modeling framework to track and map the current and potential distribution of P. juliflora in Afar, north-eastern Ethiopia. Specifically, I used time-series of Moderate ...