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Discussion at lunch. Expanding and testing new markets as a social entrepreneur in the Pacific

Consultancy for a Strategy and Monitoring, Evaluation, Reflection and Learning Specialist to support the sustainability of the Australia Pacific Climate Alumni Network

Call for Expression of Interest

Consultancy for a Partnership Brokering Specialist to support the sustainability of the Australia Pacific Climate Alumni Network

Photo of sunset over the hills of the Nadi valley, Fiji

A collection of links providing a short cut to open tenders and procurement notices for consultants, along with some related resources.

At Talanoa Consulting, we’re passionate about locally-led, inclusive research, programme design, implementation and evaluation that is informed and conducted using Pacific approaches. Wherever possible, we do what we can to amplify the voices of researchers and practitioners from the Pacific on our platforms. In the aftermath of COP26, where Pacific delegates have sought to amplify the needs and priorities of Pacific communities, Dr. Jale Samuwai, reminds us of the important work that is still to do in ensuring that climate finance is effective in addressing the needs of women in the region.

Presenter leads a panel discussion

The current situation presents an opportunity for the development machinery to relook at the mode of implementing work in the region and the way the system defines who the experts are that can support the implementation of development assistance.

Discussion at lunch. Expanding and testing new markets as a social entrepreneur in the Pacific

As a business owner, whether you’ve called it pivoting, testing, adapting or just surviving, the impacts of the pandemic were likely not part of your business plan. In this blog we explore how four Fiji based entrepreneurs attempted to find balance in an uncertain world.