Shared horizons shows the similar ability of the Mongolian cattle herders communities and the fishermen local groups in Madagascar to adapt to environmental and socio-economic changes.
- €19,850 Budget in Euros
- 2017-06-30 Final release date
- 8 Round winner
- 2 Locations
- 4 Durations in months
We break the mainstream media narrative presenting local communities, whose livelihood are connected to natural resources, as hopeless facing social and environmental changes. Such view leads to relieve responsibility from society. We unveil stories of resilient communities that co-manage their resources adapting, or trying to adapt, to changes.
Peoples from strikingly different regions are experiencing unprecedented changes, sharing similar challenges, testing similar strategies of adaptation. In fact, fishermen in Madagascar and herders in Mongolia share similar goals, hopes, challenges, in short: the do share the same horizon.
We suggest a ideal link between two
stories, models of a drive towards a sustainable use of increasingly
limited resources. Still, large numbers of herders and fishers opt
for migration and their resilience may be reaching its limit. Whilst
the long term effectiveness of this strategy remains to be
determined, we believe that these stories can be examples to many
other communities and may urge policy makers to support locally-based
management as a possible strategy of adaptation. We seek to show how
herders and fishers mutual hopes, how such hopes rest on a shared
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