Talanoa Consulting

environmental economics, natural resource management, and conservation

We have undertaken the following projects in environmental economics, natural resource management, and conservation:

Fiji Climate Finance Writeshop Training

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.

Support to GGGI Planning Meeting

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.

Fiji Marinas Sustainable Benchmarking

June 2021 to September 2021 | Client: BMT Commercial (IFC) | Assist the IFC to prepare a decision-making tool to evaluate whether potential marina proposals in Fiji are sustainable from an environmental, economic and social perspective to enable the bank to consider investment decisions.

Protected Areas in Fiji policy briefs

March-May 2020 | Consultancy support to the development of information materials on sustainable financing pathways and cost modelling for Fiji’s marine and terrestrial protected area networks | Client: Conservation International, Suva |

Pacific agribusiness research and development initiative

July 2017 to December 2021 | Included designing and leading research on the success factors and constraints to agribusiness development, an advisory facility for emerging agritourism operators and reviewing an update of an agriculture value-chain guide with Pacific examples. http://pardi.pacificfarmers.com/ | Client: Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network, Nadi and University of the Sunshine Coast