Field and river

20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20)
Mekelle University, Ethiopia

"Regional and Global Ethiopia - Interconnections and Identities"
1-5 October, 2018

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LIVING ON THE EDGE. THE WORK ETHOS OF TIGREAN FARMERS [Abstract ID: 1206-09]

TESFAHUN Haddis, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

The central focus of this presentation goes to the farmers of Tigrean highlands, who are living on the edge of rift valley and has been working for years with the land, particularly their farming working belief, strength,principles, meaning,values and historical background will be discussed. Two ethnographic films( ╦ŁAbraham & Sarah. creators of productive landscape" and ╦Ł Dancing grass") from the "Guardians" series will be used as a supportive evidence.