Practice-Based Knowledge for REDD+ in Vanuatu
- SociologySociety & Natural Resources
Abstract The rural populations of small island developing states in the Pacific region are amongst the most exposed to the harsh realities of climate change. Forest management, tree planting, and…
The Art of Gardens: An Introduction
- ArtAnthropological Forum
ABSTRACT This volume argues that looking at gardens through the lens of art and aesthetics generates new insights into the role that gardens have for those who make and depend on them. Drawing on…
Cultivating Well-being: Young People and Food Gardens in Tanna, Vanuatu
Gardens in Vanuatu, an archipelago in the SW Pacific, materialize the multiple relationships between land, humans, and the more-than-human world that facilitate self-reliance, and wellbeing. This…
From garden to store: local perspectives of changing food and nutrition security in a Pacific Island country
- MedicineFood Security
There is an imperative to address FNS holistically, considering the contextual socio-economic and environmental influences, and to support the local food system to provide access to an optimal diet that promotes health and cultural preferences in the face of a changing climate.
What difference does disaster risk reduction make? Insights from Vanuatu and tropical cyclone Pam
- MedicineRegional Environmental Change
There is a strong case for investments in mid- to long-term DRR focused on community and household capacity, prioritising women’s active and equal participation as community leaders, and disability inclusion.
Equity for Women and Marginalized Groups in Patriarchal Societies during Forest Landscape Restoration: The Controlling Influence of Tradition and Culture
- Political ScienceEnvironmental Conservation
Summary We explore the difficulty of achieving equity for women in two forest and livelihood restoration (FLR) pilot projects, one each in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Philippines. We use…
Responding to climate change to sustain community-managed water services in Vanuatu
- Environmental Science
The aim of this research was to provide holistic, detailed, and integrated knowledge and guidance on the ways in which community-managed water services are affected by and sustained against climate…
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Vanuatu National Leasing Profile: A Preliminary Analysis
This note summarizes findings from an analysis of Vanuatu national leasing data drawn from the Vanuatu department of lands databases for the period of 1980-2010. It provides a preliminary indication…
Violence against women in Melanesia and East Timor
- Political Science
Wan Lis, Fulap Stori : leasing on Epi Island, Vanuatu
This study of 23 leases over land on the island of Epi is the first of the Jastis Blong Evriwan (JBE) research activities to examine land and natural resource management (LN and (ii) increase…
Exploring the Cultural Power of Land Law in Vanuatu: Law as a Performance that Creates Meaning and Identities
1. Internationally there is a large and growing body of scholarly literature that describes problems of land access and discusses the 'exclusion' of people, often indigenous people, from landscapes.…
'Grassroots', 'Elites' and the New 'Working Class' of Papua New Guinea
- Political Science
Land Grabs, Power, and Gender in East and Southern Africa: So, What's New?
When land grabs are viewed from a gendered and historical lens, critical questions arise concerning three domains of inquiry about what is arguably “new,” “foreign,” and “large-scale?” They highlight…