This is the second in a two-part series about seed supply systems in Timor-Leste.
Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste both have new coalition governments following mid-year parliamentary elections, but the processes that produced them and the outcomes could not be more dissimilar.
Since 1999, when a United Nations (UN)
transitional administration was established in the
wake of the East Timorese vote for independence
from Indonesia, the case of Timor-Leste has been a
Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.
The original version of this In Brief was first published on 29 March 2017 under a C
In 2015, the Australian Government–funded Nabilan1 Program (Ending Violence against Women) conducted a study on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste (Asia Foundation 2016).
In this Discussion Paper, I consider first the academic debate on the establishment of democracy and the role of political competition and cooperation as a background to the current Timorese govern
This Discussion Paper anticipates the potential
impacts and impoverishment risks of the Suai
Supply Base Project in Timor-Leste, paying
particular attention to the project’s likely gendered
The Timorese citizen and the United Nations
Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) representative
quoted above had attended and were describing
the same land law consultation meeting held
Timor-Leste is one of the least developed countries in the
Asia–Pacific region, ranked at 128 out of 187 countries on the
2014 Human Development Index. To help address high levels
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