Belg_2019 (Seasonal Agrometeorologicals)

Normally central parts of northern highlands, eastern highlands, parts of central, southwestern and southern Ethiopia are known as Belg growing areas .The contribution of Belg rainfall is ranging from 5-30% over north, northeastern, and eastern highlands, where as 30-60% over south and southwestern parts of the country from annual total crop production of the areas. North Shewa, East and West Hararge, Arsi, Bale, north and south Wello, Borena and SNNPR (Kembata, Hadiya and Welayita, Gurage, Keffa and Bench) start their land preparation and sowing activities during December to February. It is the time for water harvesting over pastoral and agro pastoral areas of southern and southeastern Ethiopia.