Pacific Islands

Pacific tourism

Sam Judd on capacity building and waste management in the Pacific

Sam Judd is co founder of a New Zealand charity called Sustainable Coastlines. Educated in New Zealand and Latin America, he has spearheaded large scale coastal cleanup events and is in the process of developing a formula for waste management in small island states.

 

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Publication Date: 
Fri, 11/13/2009 (All day)
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Robert Oliver on how a cookbook can empower rural economies

Robert Oliver is writing a cookbook to showcase Pacific Island cuisine, not only for food and book lovers, but primarily to elevate the attitude and relationship between Pacific Islanders themselves and their culinary culture. Tourism is the largest economic machine in the South Pacific Islands, yet most of the hotel food product is imported. At the same time, there is abundance of land and farming skills and farmers. Robert’s presentation discusses how to join the two sectors: the benefits, the barriers, and a exploration of solutions.

 

Publication Date: 
Mon, 11/09/2009 (All day)
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