Table 3: Cost benefit analysis of Ethiopian PAs.

Cost Benefit Analysis

PAs

Benefits

Costs of ideal management

Total net benefits

Return for every $1

Awash

$12,5471,88

$864,000

$11,683,188

$14.5

SMNP

$96,369,775

$864,000

$95,505,775

$111.5

Alatish

$234,180,563

$1,800,000

$232,380,563

$130.1

BMNP

$1,008,150,698

$1,728,000

$1,006,422,698

$583.4

ASLNP

$14,171,941

$1,281,600

$12,890,341

$11

Omo

$225,561,632

$2,952,000

$222,609,632

$76.4

Nech Sar

$47,020,404

$756,000

$46,264,404

$62.1

Halledighe

$66,023,514

$511,200

$65,512,314

$129.1

Gambela

$548,162,519

$2,822,400

$545,340,119

$194.2

Geraile

$154,170,355

$3,132,000

$151,038,355

$49.2

Kafeta Shiraro

$221,741,635

$1,404,000

$220,337,635

$158

Senkelle

$3,428,067

$504,000

$2,924,067

$6.8

Babille

$479,130,341

$3,304,800

$475,825,541

$145

Total

$3098111444

$21060000

$3077051444

$1656.8

Source: Van Zyl, H [24].