Grantee Profile

University of the South Pacific

Grants to University of the South Pacific

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SUVA, FIJI — The University of the South Pacific's Institute of Applied Sciences acts as a coordinating mechanism for the Locally-Managed Marine Area Network (LMMA Network) in the Pacific. The LMMA Network now provides a forum for practitioners (communities, individuals, organizations, and researchers) to share experiences and information about LMMAs and community-based adaptive management, and to work collaboratively to promote this approach. The grant will support the continued essential "networking" functions for the Indo-Pacific LMMA membership. In line with the Foundation's new Coastal Marine emphasis on scaling up local fisheries management globally, the project will emphasize analysis and outreach beyond the Pacific.

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    SUVA, FIJI — The University of the South Pacific hosts the Secretariat for the Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network. The LMMA Network seeks to empower and enable local communities and stakeholders to manage and monitor their marine resources more effectively. The grant will support convening an event at the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) where lessons learned by members of the LMMA Network will be shared with a broad audience.

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)


    SUVA, FIJI — In support of activities to strengthen the Institute of Applied Sciences (over four years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of the South Pacific $2,630,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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