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Dr Janine Pierce is an Adjunct Research Fellow involved in lecturing and research at the University of South Australia. Her previous work history has been in both government and private sectors as a librarian, management consultant, job creation programs, own businesses and Tafe teacher. She is a qualified librarian and adult educaton teacher, has a business degree, Masters degree and PhD, through the University of South Australia. Her PhD research involved assessing sustainability of oyster communities on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
She has completed a diverse range of community projects on sustainability, but her particular interest is in aquaculture as a catalyst for jobs and a better life. She led a collaborative project with ACIAR in North Vietnam, researched in China, and made a film in India for AwF. She has a number of publications in journal articles, book chapters and reports, in areas of sustainability, education and leadership, and contributes to FAO consultation. Her particular focus is Photovoice research for telling stories of projects and communities that can be used in documenting best practice, to support funding applications and in project assessment.
A current AwF Secretariat role includes assisting in Indigenous AwF Facebook site and other duties as requested. Janine.firstname.lastname@example.org