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Table 2 Perception of household heads on effects of climatic change

From: The effects of adaptation to climate change on income of households in rural Ethiopia

Effects of climate change Household’s perception by community group (%)
Pastorals Semi-pastorals Agro-pastorals Mixed-farming
Moderate High Moderate High Moderate High Moderate High
Recurrent drought 7.5 88.7 7.0 85.9 8.2 87.5 6.5 88.4
Lack of animal fodder 3.6 95.6 3.5 95.5 4.3 94.0 4.1 95.0
Crop failure 0 0 12.5 86.5 10.5 85.1 11.8 83.3
Rainfall variability 8.0 85.8 4.0 88.5 10.5 87.2 6.1 89.4
Drying of existing streams and rivers 9.4 83.4 12.0 86.0 10.3 83.8 11.0 81.3
Scarcity of water 4.8 92.9 12.5 86.5 6.8 89.5 8.2 85.3
Temperature change 8.6 87.4 7.0 89.0 7.4 91.2 2.4 91.7
Prevalence of human diseases 5.4 91.0 5.5 92.5 9.9 87.2 3.1 93.1
Prevalence of animal diseases 4.4 89.5 6.8 92.0 7.4 88.1 3.7 91.2
Untimely raining and flooding 8.4 85.3 13.5 89.5 7.9 87.7 3.0 93.0
Lack of human food 9.6 83.0 12.5 86.0 6.0 88.0 4.9 87.1
  1. Source: Collected by authors