Labata Fantalle world

Indigenous peoples of rift valley
Sacred sites and ecology
Livelihood of community
Education with pastoralists
Sustainable agro-pastoralist paths


October 2014
LaFO has launched in July 2014 a new programme to empower economically the pastoralists women in Fantalle districts. The project aims to enhance the livelihoods of 34 women identified as poor/vulnerable and excluded in Fantalle Woreda (Awash) through a programme that would empower them economically and socially.
April 25th, 2012 | Author: Fiona
Last week Labata Fantalle was lucky enough to receive a visit from Craig Owen, the Programme Manager of Wales Africa Community Links Network. The Wales Africa initiative is a movement for change; involving local people and communities in making poverty history through inspiring, practical action.
September 27th, 2011 | Author: Fiona
On September 25th Labata Fantalle Cymru in partnership with Edible Landscaping ran a brilliant Pick, Cook and Feast event to raise funds to help develop the Galcha community training and demonstration garden in Ethiopia.
September 17th, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Members of the Karrayyu community, recently attended a Cheese festival in Italy. The trip was organised and sponsored by Slow Food, a global organisation founded to counter the rise of fast food, fast life and the disappearance of local food traditions.
September 1st, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Our very own Roba Bulga has been working for the last 3 years to produce 'Jeans & Marto', a film about his life and the Karrayyu community.
July 21st, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Labata Fantalle Cymru has teamed up with Edible Landscaping for a Pick, Cook and Feast fundraiser on 24th September at 3pm.
July 19th, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Labata Fantalle community garden has been selected to be part of the Slow Food "Thousand Gardens in Africa" project!
July 1st, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Labata Fantalle Cymru recently organised a film screening in Pontypridd to showcase a film planned, filmed and edited by Karrayyu community members using participatory video techniques, facilitated by researcher Beth Cullen.
May 10th, 2011 | Author: Fiona
We have had some brilliant news! Due to the urgency of the situation in Fantalle woreda PROtector Treatment Systems has selected Labata Fantalle as their next priority project. They will assist us to install a hand operated PROtector water treatment system for members of the local community.
May 10th, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Labata Fantalle recently held the first Karrayyu community Permaculture training led by Tichafa Makovere, a Permaculture trainer with over 15 years experience and the founding director of Shumba Integrated Eco Designs.
February 3rd, 2011 | Author: Fiona
Community members have been trained to use Participatory Video as part of an 18 month collaborative research project facilitated by anthropologist Beth Cullen.