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Gudeta returned to Ethiopia to work on sustainable agriculture initiatives. She led projects to organize farmers and decrease workloads through training, education, and machinery. Her aim was to ensure adequate incomes. Gudeta became a political activist involved in protests in Addis Ababa against unregulated industrialization and land grabbing by the government of Ethiopia on behalf of international corporations.
Fleeing the conflict in 2010, Gudeta immigrated as a refugee to Trentino. After researching local agriculture resources, she established, first in Val di Gresta and then in Valle dei Mocheni, “La Capra Felice”, a goat farm on common land that was previously abandoned. She studied how to make goat cheese in France. Her farm-produced dairy and beauty products made from the indigenous breed, Pezzata Mòchena. Gudeta started with 15 goats before expanding the agricultural operation to 180 animals by 2018. Her life and farm is the subject of a Deutsche Welle documentary. In June 2020, she opened her first store, “Bottega Della Capra Felice”, in Piazza Venezia (Trento).