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  •   Timor-Leste Highlights the Importance of Protecting Biodiversity for the Country’s FutureTimor-Leste Highlights the Importance of Protecting Biodiversity for the Country’s Future

  • A small country with a big climate change planA small country with a big climate change planIn Timor-Leste's Aileu district, erratic rainfall in recent years has had a dramatic impact on farmers' crops. The country's national adaptation programme of action on climate change (NAPA) is one of the ways the government is working towards climate change resilience for farmers like Francisco and Daniel.

  • Mateus Salvador: “Now, we are not worry anymore about floods…” Mateus Salvador: “Now, we are not worry anymore about floods…”“In 2008, there was flooding. It washed away our stuff such as corn, cassava including our pets. Our houses were almost carried away by floods.” said Manuel Soares (45), a father of three kids who live in Lisadilla village.

  • Our StoriesOur StoriesDili – A cross section of government, civil society, international organisations and institutions, and approximately fifty school children gathered in the nation’s capital to showcase the growing awareness and increased importance being given to environmental issues, as the country celebrated International Biodiversity Day on 22 May 2013.

  • Student Workshops Focus on Timor-Leste’s Environmental Challenges and OpportunitiesStudent Workshops Focus on Timor-Leste’s Environmental Challenges and Opportunities