Funding & Partners


Financial support for this project is provided by

  • The University of the South Pacific (USP), Strategic Research Theme (SRT) Pacific Ocean & Natural Resources;
  • Caribbean-Pacific Island Mobility Scheme (CARPIMS) of the European Commission (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, EACEA);
  • New Colombo Plan (Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade);
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); Higher Education Partnerships Project “Transnational perspectives in biodiversity education and assessment in the SW Pacific” (partner institution: University of Goettingen, Germany);
  • ERASMUS, European Commission.
Partner institutions

The Pinanga Project is based at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE), School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment, Laucala Bay, Suva, Republic of Fiji.

Our partners include

  • Government of Fiji, Ministry of Fisheries & Forests, Suva, Republic of Fiji
  • University of Goettingen, Germany
  • University of South Australia (UniSA), Adelaide, Australia
  • University of Rouen, France
  • Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Nature Fiji (Marqueti Fiji), Suva, Republic of Fiji
  • Conservation International, Fiji Program, Suva, Republic of Fiji
  • Landcare Research, Christchurch, New Zealand