Talanoa Consulting

climate change, disaster risk
reduction & resilience

In the Pacific, climate change, natural hazards and environmental degradation are ever-present threats, undermining, livelihoods, security and human rights. Pacific peoples are determined to build their resilience, adapt to, as well as mitigate their growing realities to protect their land and homes. Focusing on people centred and integrated solutions.

We have undertaken the following projects in this area:

Human mobility in the context of climate change

August- September, 2019 Review and finalisation of gender and human mobility research, and development of a toolkit module Client: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Green Climate Fund evaluation

April- May, 2019 National Consultant to Support an Independent Evaluation of the Green Climate Fund’s Country Ownership Approach – Suva, Fiji Client: ICF

Resilience Training

January - September , 2019 Integration of resilience aspects into ecosystem-based management guidelines and training Client: Wildlife Conservation Society

Certificate in resilience

November 2018- January 2019 Developed a programme of study for the national certificate in resilience (DRR and CCA) Level 1 Client: Ministry of Youth and Sports (Fiji)

Green Entrepreneurship

September 2018 - February 2019 and March 2020.. Designed and led a Green Enterprise development training and mentoring programme. This also included the development of a guide to Green Business for Fiji, Vanuatu and Kiribati. Client: Global Green Growth Institute, Fiji

Resilient development research

June – November 2016 Blurb: Research to support a review of the New Zealand Government’s Aid Programme from a socially-inclusive, resilient development perspective with a particular focus on Kiribati and Tuvalu. Client: John Hay and Associate