IPON Research Network


Fijian partners have collaborated with the iTaukei Indigenous peoples in 2 communities since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Map of Fiji

Country Context

Food System Characteristics

Fisheries, home gardens and agriculture based on rainfed

Main climatic & environmental stresses

sea-level rise, droght and excessive heat

Main social stresses

Dietary patterns are changing to favour a less diverse diet

Key Collaborators

Team Members

Kerrie Pickering

Dr. Kerrie Pickering


Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University

Canada, Fiji

Dr. Kerrie Pickering is a Research Associate in the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University. Kerries' research interests sit at the nexus of health, environmental sustainability, and food security.