For open source application code and training materials visit our GitHub repository page.


Journal article which reports findings from participatory field research in Fiji
Managing multifunctional landscapes: Local insights from a Pacific Island Country context Journal of Environmental Management 260: 109692

Proceedings from the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial conference
Kevin Davies, John Duncan and Nathan Wales attended #FOSS4G2019 and the full paper is online An open-source mobile platform for promoting climate-smart livelihood-landscape systems in Fiji and Tonga.

Journal article detailing use of Agricultural Geographic Information (AGI) to help build climate resilience within smallholder communities
Geographic information and communication technologies for supporting smallholder agriculture and climate resilience Climate 6(4): 97


European Geophysical Union EGU2020 / May 2020 – Vienna (online)
Ellie Biggs presented an online poster (Covid-19 induced a virtual transition of the conference) on the application framework

Climate-Smart Agriculture Global Science Conference / October 2019 – Bali
Bryan Boruff presented progress on the prototype geospatial application and testing.

Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum / September 2019 – Christchurch
Renata Varea presented research findings from Fiji focused on understanding the impacts of climate shocks on local beneficiaries of ecosystem services.

FOSS4G / August 2019 – Bucharest
Kevin Davies, John Duncan and Nathan Wales all attended this conference and associated training workshops to present project progress.

Institute of Australian Geographers session on ‘Landscape narratives: stories of convergent connections.’ / July 2019 – Hobart
Ellie Biggs co-coordinated the session and Helena Shojaei presented research reflecting on participatory approaches to social-science research in the development field.

The Pacific GIS/RS User Conference / November 2018 & 2019 – Suva
Project personnel are attending this conference annually to keep the Pacific community informed of project progress.

News coverage

Article in the Asian Development Research Institute newsletter / June 2019
Helena Shojaei and Ellie Biggs provide some reflective insights into Navigating the livelihood landscape of Tonga.

ACIAR social sciences blog post / 25 June 2018
Rebecca Cotton (graduate officer) provides an overview of our continuing research in her article Calming the Storm


Livelihoods and Landscapes project launch / 1 May 2018 – Suva
This event was held for environmental change researchers and practitioners operating in the South Pacific. Around 40 people attended the event.