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The agency of local people in the Pacific: indigenous responses to the global pandemic




Type Of Work


  • Media article

Abstract


  • The impacts of COVID-19 have added a new layer to the region’s development challenges. The economic costs of the pandemic, and the collapse of international travel, have strained countries’ support systems. For countries like Fiji and Vanuatu, it has inflicted deep economic hardship on a wide range of sectors, but in particular the tourism sector, where many have been left struggling in the aftermath of livelihood losses.

Publication Date


  • 2021

Web Of Science Accession Number


Book Title


  • DevPolicy Blog

Place Of Publication


  • Canberra

Type Of Work


  • Media article

Abstract


  • The impacts of COVID-19 have added a new layer to the region’s development challenges. The economic costs of the pandemic, and the collapse of international travel, have strained countries’ support systems. For countries like Fiji and Vanuatu, it has inflicted deep economic hardship on a wide range of sectors, but in particular the tourism sector, where many have been left struggling in the aftermath of livelihood losses.

Publication Date


  • 2021

Web Of Science Accession Number


Book Title


  • DevPolicy Blog

Place Of Publication


  • Canberra