Dr Cherise Addinsall

Cherise Addinsall

PhD with Business and Tourism, BA with First Class Honours in Environmental Tourism Management with University medal for outstanding academic achievement, Best academic performance for sustainability related studies; highest grade point average in sustainability and waste related studies.

Research Interests

Previous and current research projects with: ACIAR; FAO; Global Sustainable Tourism Council; Global Environmental Fund; SPREP; Vanuatu Government; SPC; CRC for Remote Economic Participation, Nakau Programme; Green Climate Fund; MFAT; and Live and Learn.

Research interests in bridging traditional and scientific knowledge systems for sustainable development; sustainable tourism, sustainable tourism certification; Diversifying rural economies (traditional and cash economies) by strengthening linkages between tourism, agriculture, infrastructure and industry; agroecology and sustainable livelihoods options for small island states; Supporting sustainable production and processing of niche commodities in which South Pacific countries have comparative advantage; Supporting access to customary land; Enhancing resilience by supporting community vitality and social safety nets enhancing the livelihoods of women and marginalised people in the Pacific; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Pay for Environmental Services (PES) (with particular focus on the tourism sector), Sustainable/Ecotourism/Agricultural and cultural tourism development (agroecological tourism).

Post graduate supervision

Fynn De Daunton First Class Honours completed 2017 Case study: The impact of ceremonial cattle use on commercial cattle production in East Santo, Vanuatu, University of Queensland.

Jimmy Rantis, Masters, The Challenges of Integrating Sustainable Development into Policy and Practice: A Case Study from Vanuatu (Southwest Pacific), University of Sunshine Coast

Jerry Spooner, Masters, Tourism emi bisnis blo everiwan: A critical reflection of sustainable tourism’s entry in Vanuatu. Southern Cross University

Recent List of Publications

Addinsall, C., Scherrer, P., Weiler, B., Glencross, K. (2017) An ecologically and socially inclusive model of agritourism to support smallholder livelihoods in the South Pacific. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10941665.2016.1250793

Addinsall, C., Weiler, B., Scherrer, P., Glencross, K. (2016) Agroecological tourism: bridging conservation, food security and tourism goals to enhance smallholders’ livelihoods on South Pentecost, Vanuatu. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2016.1254221

Addinsall, C. Glencross, K. Bulu, N. Kalomor, K. Palmer, G. Nichols, D. Smith G. (2015) Enhancing agroforestry in Vanuatu: striking the balance between individual entrepreneurship and community development, Forests, Trees and Livelihoods. DOI: 10.1080/14728028.2015.1093434

Addinsall, C., Glencross, K., Scherrer, P., Weiler, B., Nichols, D. (2015). Agroecology and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: A Conceptual Framework to Guide Development Projects in the Pacific Islands. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 39(6): 691-723. DOI: 10.1080/21683565.2015.1017785

Addinsall, C. Glencross, K. Scherrer, P. & Weiler, B. (2014) Agroecology and Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: a Conceptual Framework to Guide Development Projects in the Pacific Islands, Poster Presentation at the International Symposium on Agroecology and Food Security and Nutrition, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) for the United Nations Headquarters in Rome.

Dick, T & Addinsall, C (2013), Innovations in citizen-state interaction In Vanuatu: grassroots approaches to maintaining bio-cultural diversity, IRSPM 2013: International Research Symposium for Public Management, Prague, Czech Rep.

Addinsall, C (2012), Aboriginal Remote Tourism Entrepreneurship on Country: An Exploratory Study, Unpublished thesis, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore.