Meeting the Last Mobile Pastoralists of Geneva

by May 2, 2019Photo Stories0 comments

To better understand the practice of mobile pastoralism in Switzerland, DiversEarth’s Sandra Spissinger and intern Jade Boudet spent two days interviewing and photographing three shepherds – all very different in character and way of working. The first – Mr. Imberti – is a sheep farmer of Italian origins working in the Jura; the second – Mr. Pradervand – has milk cows in Saint Cergue; and the third – Mr. Desbiolles – has cattle for meat on the Salève. They each loved explaining their jobs and did so with passion. Read their interviews here.
Jade studies photography in Geneva. Her passion and love for this art shows through her documentation of the shepherds. 

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