IF Sub-grantee

Living Lab ‘Sustainable infrastructure for Pacific ocean community’

Project duration

24 Months

Start End


Fiji, Tonga


Elisabeth Holland


  • Technology transfer/commercialisation
  • Innovation hub
  • Innovation Fund
  • R&I

This Pacific Sustainable Sea Transport Initiative for Innovation project focuses on providing innovation transport options and market access for two islands, Ovaka Island in the Vavau’ Island Group in Tonga and Gau Island in Fiji’s Lomai Viti Island Group.

Objective: To innovate, design, and implement sustainable logistics approaches to support sustainable development of remote island communities facing sea level rise, climate change and increasing intensity and frequency of natural disasters.

The project is funded by RERIPA

Project coordinator

The University of the South Pacific

Project partners

Mainstreaming of Rural Development Innovation Tonga (MORDI)
Sustainable Sea Transport Initiative (SSTI)