Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 17, 2019 17:21:21 GMT 12
$38.5M BOOST FOR OTAGO RESEARCHERS
Prof Merata Kawharu (Ngati Whatua, Ngapuhi) from the Centre of Sustainability, has been awarded $7,248,016 over five years for an initiative aimed at empowering Māori communities to respond to climate change.
This innovative research pioneers the development of marae-based and marae-led platforms and processes to help reduce carbon emissions in the community.
Prof Kawharu said the project will enable Maori communities to identify the issues and build from a community and culture values perspective to find solutions that help to lower carbon emissions that are cost-effective and help to restore the health of landscapes and communities......