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Joeli Veitayaki
Joeli Veitayaki
Job Info
School of Marine Studies
Position Title:
Associate Professor
Contact Info
Phone #:
+679 32 32933
Fax #:
323 1526
Personal Info

BA PGDip MA S.Pac. , PhD ANU

Joeli Veitayaki is the Associate Professor and Head of the School of Marine Studies, Director for the International Ocean Institute Pacific Islands based at the USP and is leader of the University Research Cluster on Pacific Ocean and Fisheries Management.  Joeli is a trained teacher who did his Bachelors and Masters studies at USP. He obtained his PhD in Environment and Development from Australian National University. Apart from teaching, Joeli works closely with researchers and communities to promote the management of marine resources. He has written articles on the importance of subsistence and artisanal fisheries, indigenous knowledge, capacity building issues, environment, sustainable development and regional cooperation in the South Pacific.  (each staff member to please provide a short updated profile on qualifications, research interests, previous employment history , and a nice photograph, etc)


Publications in 2011 and 2012

  • Veitayaki, J., A.D.R. Nakoro, Tareguci Sigarua and Nanise Bulai. (2011). On Cultural Factors and Marine managed Areas in Fiji. In Liston, J., G. Clark and D. Alexander (eds). Pacific Island Heritage: archaeology, identity and community. Canberra: ANU E Press, ANU.
  • Veitayaki, J., (2011). Case Study 17 Integrated Coastal Management in Vanuaso Tikina, Gau Island, Fiji. In Wilkinson, C., J. Brodie (eds). Catchment Management and Coral Reef Conservation: a practical guide for coastal Resource managers to reduce damage from catchment areas based on case studies (70-71). Townsville: Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network and Reef and Rainforest Research Centre.
  • Veitayaki, J. (2011). Tsunami Preparedness in the Pacific Islands. In Koh, H.L., Philip, L-F.L., Teh, S.Y.(eds), Tsunami Education, Protection and Preparedness. Pinang: USM (Universiti Sains Malaysia) Proceedings Series.
Publications in USP Electronic Research Repository

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