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

Dili – 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 Intern more

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A small country with a big climate change plan

Aileu – The concept of climate change is well and truly understood in the small villages of Aileu district in Timor-Leste. (Lee versaun Tetum iha ne'e) Over the last few years, local communities here have experienced erratic rainfall patterns and extended dry seasons. Water has not been as readily more

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Climate Change Report Identifies Timor-Leste’s Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

Dili, 1 August –   Climate 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 more

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Community Resilience to Climate Induced Disasters is the Focus of New Disaster Risk Management Project

Dili - Representatives from government ministries, NGOs, donor agencies and development partners met today to exchange ideas and expertise at an inception workshop for the new project, Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate-Induced Natural Disasters Along the Dili-Ainaro Road. (Lee versaun Te more

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Student Workshops Focus on Timor-Leste's Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

Dili – Climate 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. (Lee versaun Tetum iha ne'e)  This was more

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