Australia Pacific Climate Partnership Expert Panel

Project summary: Provide technical expertise and science advice to DFAT investments in the Pacific region, including integrating climate science into sectors, food security, livelihoods and adaptation programs.

Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit for Solomon Islands

Project summary: C2O Pacific has developed a Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit to help communities monitor their marine environment so that they can identify and discuss issues with their leaders, manage their resources, and plan for change. Toolkits are tailor-made in consultation with local communities and governments to meet location-specific needs.

Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit for Pacific French Territories

Project summary: C2O Pacific has developed a Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit to help communities monitor their marine environment so that they can identify and discuss issues with their leaders, manage their resources, and plan for change. Toolkits are tailor-made in consultation with local communities and governments to meet location-specific needs.

Securing Kiribati’s Natural Heritage: Protected Areas for Community, Atoll and Island Climate Resilience (Securing Kiribati)

Project summary: IUCN funding to design a GEF project to improve the resilience of ecosystems and communities in Kiribati to the impacts of climate change through nature-based solutions and ecosystem-based adaptation that support biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods.

Vanuatu Coastal Adaptation Program Phase 2

Project summary: Involved in the design of the Vanuatu Coastal Adaptation Project (VCAP) Phase 2 which is focused on biodiversity, environmental conservation and climate adaptation activities in Vanuatu.

Scoping nature-based solutions in the Pacific region

Project summary: Conduct a review of recent nature-based solutions in the Pacific region and provide recommendations on future needs and opportunities

Marea Moana (Cook Islands) Outlook Report

Project summary: Develop an Outlook report for the Marae Moana marine area of the Cook Islands

Vanuatu community-based climate resilience

Project summary: Chief of Party to lead the design of the 8-year Green Climate Fund project including feasibility study and baseline data analysis.

A Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit for the Marshall Islands

Project summary: Developed a tailored Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit for the Marshall Islands. The Toolkit was delivered with comprehensive training for government and communities, and resources to establish monitoring and raise awareness in local villages.

Vanuatu RESCCUE (restoration of ecosystem services and climate change adaptation)

Project summary: Goal to increase the resilience of ecosystems and communities in north Efate to global changes. This included the development of a Community Marine Monitoring Toolkit and Guide for Tabu Areas.

Biodiversity and fisheries-based livelihoods in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Project summary: Supported improved marine managed area zoning in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea to enhance food security from fisheries and biodiversity conservation.

Solomon Islands community-based climate change adaption

Project summary: Integrated climate change science into government and community-based planning and adaptation to minimise exposure and reduce vulnerability in Western Province coastal communities, Solomon Islands.

Papua New Guinea Resilient Treaty Villages

Project summary: Delivered community-based sustainable resource management using an innovative ranger platform that can drive local actions for water and food security, health promotion, environmental sustainability, enhanced livelihoods, and healthy ecosystems.

Pacific Islands ocean acidification vulnerability assessment

Project summary: Assessed the vulnerability of 22 Pacific Island Countries and Territories to ocean acidification to inform a regional programme to strengthen resilience of Pacific communities.

Sustainable agriculture and fisheries in Wallis and Futuna

Project summary: Member of expert symposium to provide input on fisheries and climate change to inform the development of a national Sustainability Plan in the French Pacific Territory of Wallis and Futuna.

Climate change adaptation in the Pacific region

Project summary: Partnered with managers and communities to provide expertise on climate change vulnerability to identify adaptations and policies at targeted Pacific country workshops. Wrote report on Priority adaptations to climate change for Pacific fisheries and aquaculture.

Monitoring climate change impacts on Pacific coastal fisheries

Client: Secretariat of the Pacific Community | 

Project summary: Facilitated survey design, identification of monitoring indicators, and site selection.

Vulnerability of Pacific habitats, fisheries and aquaculture to climate change

Project summary: An international initiative led by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community to assess the vulnerability of tropical Pacific habitats, fisheries and aquaculture to climate change. Delivery of in-country workshops in New Caledonia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Wallis and Futuna to identify climate change adaptation for communities reliant on fisheries and aquaculture for livelihoods and food security.