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Projects

Below is a summary of projects carried out during the last 10 years, grouped into the following headings:

Country Project Client

Natural Resource Assessment, Planning and Management

China 1991 Integrated Natural Resources Sectoral Study FAO / World Food Programme
Mozambique 1991 Land and Water Resources Evaluation for Land Use Planning With ANZDEC NZ Ltd for UNDP
Botswana 1990 Soil Mapping and Advisory Services With ANZDEC NZ Ltd for UNDP
Mozambique 1989 Land Resources Evaluation for Land Use Planning With ANZDEC NZ Ltd for UNDP
Samoa 1989 Land Resources Planning ADB
Cook Islands 1988-1990 Cook Islands Land Use Capability MFAT
Sri Lanka 1986 Land Use Planning With ANZDEC NZ Ltd for ADB
Fiji 1981-1988 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
Fiji 1980-1988 Soil Survey in 10 Experimental Stations MFAT
USA-New Zealand 1978-1990 International Committee on the Classification of Andisols USDA / USAID
Niue 1978-1980 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
Cook Islands 1976-1980 Fertility and Hydraulic Properties of Selected Cook Island Soils MFAT
Tonga 1975-1978 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
Cook Islands 1974-1978 Cook Island Soil and Land Resources Survey MFAT
Samoa 1956-1958 Soils and Land Use of Western Samoa MFAT
     

Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation

China 2000-2001 Yunnan Comprehensive Agricultural Development and Biodiversity Conservation ADB
Sri Lanka 1997 Development of Wildlife Conservation and Protected Area Management FAO/GEF
China 1993-1994 GEF Biodiversity – Nature Reserve Investment World Bank
Worldwide 1992 Principles and Practice of Plant Conservation IUCN/WWF
Solomon Islands 1991-1995 Environmental Monitoring Kolombangara Forest Products Ltd
Mauritius 1988 Restoration of Round Island Gvt of Mauritius/ Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust
Australia 1987 Rare and Endangered Plants of Norfolk Island Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service
New Zealand 1983-1994 Biodiversity and Threatened Species Research Programme Foundation for Research Science and Technology
Pacific 1982-1983 Bird Conservation in the Pacific Islands SPREP/ICBP
Tonga 1977-1992 Flora of the Kingdom of Tonga MFAT
Cook Islands 1974-1985 Flora of the Cook Islands MFAT
Niue 1965-1970 Flora of Niue MFAT
Pacific Region 1938-ongoing Pacific Island Plant Archive Gvt of New Zealand
     

Soil Conservation and Watershed Management

China 1999-2000 Alxa League Environmental Rehabilitation and Management Project, Inner Mongolia With ACIL Pty for AusAID
Fiji 1998-2000 Review of Land Use Practice and Policy GTZ
China 1995-2000 Hebei Watershed Management and Livestock Production With ACIL Pty for AusAID
Indonesia 1995-1998 National Watershed Management and Conservation With DHV For World Bank
Indonesia 1995-1996 NTT Watershed Management Planning With ACIL Pty for AusAID
FSM 1994-1996 Watershed Management and Environment, Pohnpei ADB
Samoa 1994 Watershed Management Review With Groome Pöyry Ltd for MFAT
Viet Nam 1993 Integrated Watershed Management: Pilot Study (Son La Province) With ANZDEC Ltd for MFAT
Nepal 1991 Watershed Management FAO
Indonesia 1989 Watershed Technology Development FAO
Solomon Islands 1989 Hazard Mapping North Guadalcanal UNTCD
Indonesia 1988-1993 Indonesia-New Zealand Land Resources Mapping Project (LRMP) MFAT
Pakistan 1987 Watershed Management FAO
Solomon Islands 1986 Cyclone Damage Mapping With NZ Aerial Mapping for MFAT
     

Agricultural and Forestry Development

Niue 2000-2003 Niue Forestry MFAT
China 1999-ongoing Jiangxi Integrated Agricultural Modernization World Bank
China 1999-2000 Policies and Strategies for Sustainable Development of the Lancang River Basin ADB
Philippines 1998 Bukidnon Forests Mapping and Information Systems MFAT
Pacific 1996-ongoing South Pacific Agricultural Chemistry Laboratory Network With IBSRAM for MFAT
China 1996-1998 Capacity Building for Soil Conservation and Rural Development With Lincoln International for the ADB
China 1996-1997 Land Use and Land Tenure Policy in Fujian Province ADB
Tonga 1995-2001 Tonga Forestry Management Services Contract MFAT
China 1995 Dongying Integrated Land Use Project Feasibility Study MFAT
Malaysia 1995 Land Use Planning in East and Peninsula Malaysia ADB
Philippines 1995 Review of Social Forestry MFAT
Solomon Islands 1994-1995 Timber Control With FORTECH Ltd for AusAID
China 1994 Integrated Agricultural Development, Wuling World Food Programme
China 1994 Shandong Agriculture Pre-feasibility Study MFAT
FSM 1994 Agricultural Development Pre-feasibility Mission ADB
Solomon Islands 1994 Forest Harvesting –Logging Controls and Environmental Impacts Forestry Technical Services
Tonga 1989 Tongan Forestry Subsector Review ADB
Pacific 1988-1994 Pacific Agricultural Information System (PAIS) SPC
Kenya 1988 Forest Resources Development Plan FAO
Pacific 1984-1990 Oceania Benchmark Sites Network for Agrotechnology Transfer (OBSNAT) SPC
Fiji 1983-1998 Fiji Soil and Crop Evaluation Project (SCEP) AusAID / MFAT
Fiji 1982-1984 Soil Characterisation at Forest Permanent Sampling Plots Fiji Pine Commission
     

Pest and Disease, Biosecurity and Quarantine

Indonesia 2000 Integrated Pest Management Project – Mycology Training With ACIL Pty for the ADB
Australia 1995 Rat Control Programme, Norfolk Island With ACIL Pty for Australian Nature Conservancy Agency
New Zealand 1993-1996 National Pest Control Planning NZ Dept of Conservation
Australia 1992 Browse Management in Eucalypt Forests APM Forests Ltd
Australia 1992-1993 Browsing by Native Animals in Plantation Forests APM Forests Ltd
New Zealand 1991-ongoing Wasp Impacts on Indigenous Flora and Fauna Foundation for Research Science and Technology
Spain, Portugal 1991-1992 Biological Control Agents for Gorse (Ulex Europa) International Institute of Biological Control
Australia 1989-1991 Chemical Lures for Dingoes Australian Meat and Livestock Research and Development Corporation
Australia 1989-1993 Control of Feral Goats Australian Bureau of Rural Sciences
New Zealand 1988-1992 National Survey of Hunting in New Zealand in 1988 NZ Foundation for Research Science and Technology / NZ Ministry of Forestry
Micronesia 1986-1991 Plant Diseases in Micronesia SPC/College of Micronesia
Solomon Islands, Samoa 1986-1989 Marasmiellus Diseases of Coconuts FAO / SPC / GTZ
Pacific Region 1978-1989 Pacific Plant Disease Survey SPC, FORUM, MFAT
     

Poverty Alleviation

China 2000-ongoing Western Poverty Reduction World Bank
China 2000-2001 Yunnan Comprehensive Agricultural Development and Biodiversity Conservation ADB
Viet Nam 1999-2002 Gia Lai Agroforestry Extension Support (Phase II) MFAT
Viet Nam 1998-ongoing Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction World Bank
China 1998-2004 Zhongdian Integrated Rural Development MFAT
China 1996-2003 Qinba Mountains Poverty Reduction World Bank
China 1995-2001 Wulian Apple Grower’s Assistance MFAT
China 1995-2001 South West Poverty Reduction World Bank / MFAT
China 1992-1998 Integrated Land Use Systems MFAT
     

Rural and Community Development

China 2000-2006 Ganzi Hydatid Control and Community Health MFAT
China 2000-2001 Yunnan Comprehensive Agricultural Development and Biodiversity Conservation ADB
Viet Nam 1999-2002 Gia Lai Agroforestry Extension Support (Phase II) MFAT
China 1998-2004 Zhongdian Integrated Rural Development MFAT
China 1995-2001 Wulian Apple Grower’s Assistance MFAT
China 1992-1998 Integrated Land Use Systems MFAT
China 1990-1995 Shouning Social Forestry With Groome Pöyry Ltd for MFAT
     

Information Systems (GIS, RS)

New Zealand 1997-1998 Development of Internet Access to Environmental Databases NZ Foundation of Research, Science and Technology
Fiji 1997 Review of Fiji Land Information System MFAT
New Zealand 1996-1999 Distributed Information Systems NZ Foundation of Research, Science and Technology
Turkey 1996-1997 GIS/Remote Sensing for Soil and Water Research Govt of Turkey / World Bank
Indonesia 1996 Application Training in GIS for Land Resource Evaluation and Planning Govt of Indonesia / ADB
Fiji 1995-1996 Environmental Awareness, Legislation and Database ADB
Pacific 1994 SPREP (Samoa) GIS Support UNEP / GRID
Cook Islands 1993-1996 GIS Development With ANZDEC for MFAT
PNG 1993-1995 Development of Papua New Guinea Resource Information System Phases II and III With CSIRO for AusAID
Pacific 1993-1994 Inventory of Regional Capacity in GIS and Remote Sensing UNEP / GRID
Iran 1991 Remote Sensing, GIS and Land Evaluation for Dryland Agricultural Management Govt of Iran, Ministry of Agriculture
Pacific 1990-ongoing Computerized Plant Protection Database for the Pacific SPC
Pacific 1990-1992 Insect Database for the Pacific FAO/UNDP
Pacific Regional 1938-ongoing Pacific Soils Database Govt of New Zealand
     

Institutional Development and Capacity Building

Bhutan 2001 Institutional Development of the National Technical Training Authority With Korea Human Resource Development / Sherpa Consulting for the ADB
Nepal 2000 Basic Education With Polytechnics International NZ Ltd for the ADB
Philippines 2000 Post-Implementation Review of the Philippines/New Zealand In-Country Training Programme MFAT
Australia 1997 Review of Centre for Natural Resources Dept of Land and Water Conservation
New Zealand 1996 LREP IID: Strengthening Provincial Physical Planning Capability Govt of Indonesia / ADB
FSM 1995 GIS Training Govt of FSM
PNG 1995 PACIFICLANDS Workshop IBSRAM
Tonga 1995 Tonga Forestry Training MFAT
Tonga 1992 Soil Fertility and Land Evaluation Training Workshop AusAID
New Zealand 1991-1992 Establishment of Landcare Research NZ Limited Govt of New Zealand
Iran 1991 Training: Remote Sensing / GIS Govt of Iran
Indonesia 1989 Mining Rehabilitation Workshop and Training FAO
Indonesia 1989 Training Course: Geographic Information Systems MFAT
Indonesia 1989 Watershed Management Workshop FAO
Iran 1989 In Service Training in Watershed Management UNDP / FAO
PNG 1989 PACIFICLAND Training Workshop IBSRAM
Indonesia, PNG, Solomon Islands 1988-1990 Training Workshops in Soil Conservation and Watershed Management (3) FAO / IBSRAM / ASOCON
New Zealand 1988 Training in Environmental Monitoring PNG Dept of Environment and Conservation
Fiji / NZ 1987 Training in Soils Survey, Classification and Analysis MFAT
Fiji 1986 Experimental Methods Training Course MFAT
Tonga 1984 Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory: Institutional Strengthening MFAT
Pacific 1981-1986 Training Forums on Soil Taxonomy and Agrotechnology Transfer (4) USDA / SCS – USAID
Fiji 1980-1989 Training in Soil Analytical Techniques (5) MFAT
NZ, American Samoa, Tonga, Solomon Islands 1979-1989 Plant Protection Workshops SPC / MFAT
Cook Islands, Niue, Tonga 1975-1979 Soils and Land Use Seminars in Polynesia MFAT
Samoa 1970-1971 Capacity Building in Soil and Foliar Analysis FAO
     

Project Design, Feasibility and Evaluation

China 2000-2002 Gansu Integrated Rural Development MFAT
China 2000-2001 Yunnan Comprehensive Agricultural Development and Biodiversity Conservation ADB
Philippines 2000 Post-Implementation Review of the Philippines/New Zealand In-country Training Programme MFAT
Tonga 1995-2001 Tonga Forestry Management Services Contract MFAT
China 1994 Three Gorges Project Feasibility/design MFAT
Cook Islands 1993-1996 GIS Development With ANZDEC Ltd for MFAT
China 1992-1998 Integrated Land Use Systems MFAT
Pacific 1988-1994 Pacific Agricultural Information System SPC
Indonesia 1988-1993 Indonesia-New Zealand Land Resources Mapping Project (LRMP) MFAT
Fiji 1981-1988 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
     

Project Management

China 2000-2006 Ganzi Hydatid Control and Community Health Project MFAT
Niue 2000-2003 Niue Forestry MFAT
China 2000-2002 Gansu Integrated Rural Development Project MFAT
China 2000-2001 Yunnan Comprehensive Agricultural Development and Biodiversity Conservation ADB
Viet Nam 1999-2002 Gia Lai Agroforestry Extension Support (Phase II) MFAT
China 1999-2000 Policies and Strategies for Sustainable Development of the Lancang River Basin ADB
China 1998-2004 Zhongdian Integrated Rural Development MFAT
Pacific 1996-ongoing South Pacific Agricultural Chemistry Laboratory Network MFAT
China 1996-1997 Land Use and Land Tenure Policy in Fujian Province ADB
China 1995-2001 Wulian Apple Growers Assistance MFAT
Tonga 1995-2001 Tonga Forestry Management Services Contract MFAT
Cook Islands 1993-1996 GIS Development Project With ANZDEC Ltd for MFAT
China 1992-1998 Integrated Land Use Systems MFAT
Samoa 1989 Land Resources Planning ADB
Indonesia 1988-1993 Indonesia-New Zealand Land Resources Mapping (LRMP) MFAT
Fiji 1981-1988 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
Niue 1978-1980 National Soil Survey and Land Appraisal MFAT
Cook Islands 1976-1980 Fertility and Hydraulic Properties of Selected Cook Islands Soils MFAT
Tonga 1975-1978 National Soil Survey MFAT
Cook Islands 1974-1978 Cook Island Soil and Land Resources Survey MFAT