Among the 120 million people who work in wild capture fisheries and post-harvest sectors, nearly 50 percent are women according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Despite women’s key role in the sector, there is often limited awareness of their diverse contributions. Our Shared Seas spoke with Talanoa Consulting Principal Consultant, Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai to discuss where women’s contributions in the fisheries sector are frequently overlooked as well as best practices for ensuring that both women and men can fully contribute to the solutions space for fisheries management.
Traditional food production and food sharing practices help rural Pacific Island communities weather COVID-19 impacts, study finds
A newly published, seven-country study found that in rural Pacific Island communities that have maintained traditional practices around food production were better able to weather the initial impacts of COVID-19.
Consultancy for a Strategy and Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection and Learning Specialist to support the sustainability of the Australia Pacific Climate Alumni Network
Consultancy for a Partnership Brokering Specialist to support the sustainability of the Australia Pacific Climate Alumni Network
December 2021 |
Client: The Commonwealth Secretariat |
Facilitation and technical input to the Fiji Climate Finance Writeshop Training with the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Climate Change Section.
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November 2021 |
Client: GGGI |
Develop sessions and facilitation tools for a hybrid in-person and virtual planning retreat; facilitate sessions and track outcomes from each session.
August 2021 to April 2022 |
Client: UNDP |
Undertake consultations with SMEs and Chambers of Commerce in Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga and Palau on revising business continuity planning tools in light of the private sector response to Covid-19; and revise materials appropriately.
August 2021 to October 2021 |
Client: ILO | Support the ILO to establish Fiji Islansd Dance Association and the Viti Association of Visual Artists and the ground work leading up to establish the Creative Council under the Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation.
August 2021 to September 2021 |
Client: Sapere (MFAT) | ordinating an evaluation team across the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu; leading the evaluation in Fiji; developing national and regional thematic summaries; supporting Sapere in engaging with the MFATA Steering Group.