September 2019

September 27th, 2019

Timor-Leste; Emerging after decades of conflict.

Timor-Leste sought independence in 2002 after centuries of Portuguese colonial rule, followed by Indonesian occupation and years of conflict which left most of the country displaced and 70% of the infrastructure decimated. In recent y...

September 20th, 2019

How Timor-Leste is fighting off the curse of climate change

Recently climate change appears to be at the top of everyone’s agenda, except world leaders of course, and in July 2019 it was estimated that humanity only had 18 months to save our home planet....

September 13th, 2019

Timor-Leste: The paradox of malnourishment within fertile lands, and the powerful potential of programmes utilizing ‘word of mouth’ networks.

Timor-Leste is a country which has been left out of the international spotlight and can often be neglected by humanitarian groups and activists....

September 6th, 2019

Recognising the need for further female empowerment in Timor-Leste

Since independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has seen an increase in young people internally migrating, 51.6% being women....

September 4th, 2019

September Focus: Timor-Leste

Our monthly focus for September is on Timor-Leste and our partners at HIAM Health. HIAM Health began in 2003, seeking to combat malnutrition and give women more control over their lives and their families, by increasing their nutrition and diversifying their family’s personal food production....
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