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1Mulatu Dinsa (MSc.)
Oromia Region Urban Inftrastructure and Institutional Development Program, Oromia, Ethiopia
2Mulugeta Soruma* (MSc.)
Wollega University, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
2Sitotew Haile Erena (PhD)
School of Geography and Environmental Studies, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
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Contributions of Author 1: Conceptualization, Data collection, Data Analysis, data encoding and validation, writing original draft and writing edited draft and finalization
Contributions of Author 2: Conceptualization, data encoding and validation, Data Analysis, revision draft writing and writing edited draft, graph production and finalization
Contribution of Author 2: Conceptualization, advising and correction and supervision
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Data Availability Statement
The data sets generated and analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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Date:10 march 2022
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Manuscript entitled: The Determinant Factors that Hinders Urban Planning Implementation in Nekemte Town: The Case of 2008 Structure plan
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