Women’s roles in the fisheries sector need more recognition and acknowledgement. Many times, from a cultural and social perspective, community stereotype women to have defined roles, limiting their ambitions and capabilities. Women are more likely to work close to home with traditional roles from primary care givers, household managers, farmers, to the woman that sells seashells at the seashore. They say, there is not a job a woman cannot do!
Can we still make a change to protect ourselves and the environment from this crisis? The answer is Yes-we can!
By: Taitusi Dradra, Community Engagement Officer, Pacific Blue Foundation (and Serua Island youth group secretary).
2019 Anual Report
Pacific Blue Foundation provides basic research, education, encouragement and dissemination of sustainable practices in coastal regions with the ultimate goal of preserving the biological and cultural diversity of the Pacific Region.
By: Ulamila L. Matairakula; Environmental Officer, Pacific Blue Foundation No doubt, these are definitely challenging times! COVID-19 brought many negative impacts that seized the world, it pushed us many steps back. Many people lost their jobs and some have resorted to returning to their villages enjoying the luxury of the simple village life. What a […]
Download the PDF Here. Position Opening for Outreach Officer Pacific Blue Foundation (PBF) is a Fiji-based Charitable Trust and California-based non-profit founded in 2004. PBF provides research, education, encouragement, and dissemination of sustainable practices in coastal regions with the ultimate goal of preserving and promoting biological and cultural diversity. Join our dynamic team at PBF […]
Pacific Blue Foundation had been hard at work making several initiatives, such as the Lau Seascape Initiative and the Beqa Lagoon Initiative a reality.
An exciting position for a Project Officer focusing on the collabprative project – Beqa Lagoon Initiative – with the Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) and Pacific Blue Foundation! Position: Project Officer Organization: Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Term: Two (2) year contract (1-year term initially, extension for a 1-year appointment based on performance […]
The leaders of Beqa Island took an unprecedented step of calling a meeting for all Chiefs and YMST delegates to attend. Held at Nawaisomo village on Wednesday 29 May, the meeting focused on setting the foundation for cultural strength and unity between the two Districts of Beqa. Opened with a word of prayer followed by […]
The village of Soliyaga on Beqa Island are now able to produce their own organic fertiliser for their teitei (farms/gardens) after building their first composting facility – a three-compartment model measuring about nine square meters, including the shelter, with a capacity of over two cubic tonnes of compost. This is an initial level of application […]
Construction to improve the fresh water system in the village of Tovu in Totoya Island was completed in two weeks! Thanks to a successful collaboration between Honor Journeys managed by Taylor Broussard and PBF’s Relations Director Roko Josefa Cinavilakeba, together they saw the project from design to completion. Well done you guys! Honor Journeys is […]