• Traditional skills helped people to sustain during COVID phase

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    By COVID-19, the tourism sector in the South Pacific has been massively hit with border close downs with thousands of people without their jobs.
    In Vanuatu, one in four jobs can be found in tourism and one in three jobs in Cook Islands. The sector contributes between 20% and 70% of the GDP of countries starting from Samoa and Vanuatu to Fiji and Cook Islands.
    However our research has indicated that how people are currently living - and in some cases, somehow surviving in the face of significant income loss.
    This is because of their reliance on customary knowledge, systems and practices...
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