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Traditional knowledge as a powerful lever for climate resilience: evidence from Vusama village in Fiji
In December 2019, the UNDP through the Accelerator Lab Pacific embarked on an experiment to understand the interplay between traditional knowledge, cultural identity and climate resilience. Our research indicated that resilient communities used traditional indigenous knowledge as a foundation for decision making and in some communities the lack of codification and diffusion of this knowledge was hampering their resilience.
Confucius once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”. I love and enjoy the work I do, especially since through our UN Development Programme projects, we have the opportunity to work directly with the communities on the ground. I love all aspects of the work, but some aspects I love more than others because they are personally relevant for me. One of these is marine management and conservation since I come from a fisher tribe.
These are stories of eleven women recognised as an Outstanding Woman of Solomon Islands and celebrated for their work and contribution to society.
The book pays tribute to women who are valued and respected because of their positive contributions to their communities and leadership values.
These are their stories.
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