A 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.
Climate Change Report Identifies Timor-Leste’s Environmental Challenges and OpportunitiesAug 1, 2013Climate change poses a severe threat to future growth and development in Timor-Leste and will require targeted mitigation and adaptive measures at the national and local levels to protect the country’s economy, infrastructure and overall progress. This according to the final draft of the Initial National Communication on Climate Change or INC, the first in a series reports that will serve to develop a long-term Strategy and Action Plan to assess and mitigate the impact of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) and address climate-related vulnerabilities.
Our 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.