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Assessments of Socio-cultural Importance of tree Plant Species Growing in Five Ethiopian Orthodox Churches at Addis Ababa

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dc.contributor.advisor Edessa, Sutuma (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Nigussie, Tigist
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-08T10:24:12Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-08T10:24:12Z
dc.date.issued 2021-11-05
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/29138
dc.description.abstract The purpose of the study was to assessSocio-Cultural importance of Tree plant Species growing in five Ethiopian orthodox churches at Addis Ababa. Descriptive methods of data evaluation and analyses were employed.) As a result, Even though it has economic importance narcotic or psychotropic plants and short life trees are not grown in the church compound. Seedling planting was part of the plan during the church planning. The study shows number of trees was reducing but the church environment was better compared to other environments. socio cultural importance of trees were described-trees serve as sources of clean and cool air and were able resist drought and heavy wind in the church compound and reputation to the church environment, reduce disease prevalence such as malaria, serve as source of herbal medicine and reduce medical expenses, people gather under church trees fresh air shed to celebrate holidays, people take a break under it, it also provide multiple benefits and shelter for wild animals. In conclusion, the Ethiopian ortodox church was contributing to the microclimate church environment and the city too. Government and other community even individuals can learn a lot from this best practice. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Deacons en_US
dc.subject Nuns en_US
dc.subject Priests en_US
dc.subject Orthodox Church en_US
dc.subject Socio-Cultural and Orthodox Churchyard Tree Plant en_US
dc.title Assessments of Socio-cultural Importance of tree Plant Species Growing in Five Ethiopian Orthodox Churches at Addis Ababa en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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