This flowchart depicts the links between various components of work on the thematic area of migration. Here is our basic ideation of how the project MIGRATION DIARIES is planned as a long term collaborative project. The aim is to experiment with creating capacities for democratised narratives on migration. In our first phase we will be working on reviewing secondary literature as well as building partnerships with grassroot organizations and researchers. We will also be planning capacity building workshops for these organizations and interested researchers In our upcoming phases, we hope to work closely with our collaborators and partners in gather insights from across the Indian Ocean.