Khat Expansion in the Ethiopian Highlands

Author : Taye Hailu Feyisa and Jens B. Aune

Year : 2002

Khat (Catha edulis) is a rapidly expanding perennial crop in the Ethiopian highlands, and it is
Ethiopia’s second largest export item. The leaves of the crop are used for their stimulating effect.
The present study was undertaken in Habro district in western Hararghie