women power in the pacific

In November 2018 I had the privilege to photograph the work of Farm Support Association, one of Oxfam’s partner supporting small farmers in Vanuatu, for the NGO.

Rural communities across the Pacific are facing huge challenges to their traditional ways of life due to the increasingly chaotic effects of climate breakdown. With support from Oxfam and the New Zealand public, resilient rural women in Vanuatu are finding new cultivation techniques to cope with crop failure from hotter, drier and more extreme weather. The world over, it’s been found that supporting the economic empowerment of women ultimately benefits everybody.

This project was featured in the November 2019 issue of Good Magazine and used in Oxfam New Zealand’s and Oxfam Australia’s websites and marketing materials.