Our support to Timor-Leste focuses on a program of research collaboration with a long-term view in capacity and partnership development. The program and project areas of focus are primarily in crops, soil and land management, fisheries, forestry, livestock systems and global programs.
The ACIAR country strategy is looking at ways to support and improve the country's ability to generate reliable income from agriculture and thereby improve the living conditions and livelihood opportunities of families.
- Increasing aquaculture (inland and coastal).
- Managing agroforestry.
- Monitoring livestock (especially cattle and poultry) and cropping systems.
- Continuing trilateral research collaboration with Indonesia.
Active projects by program area
Bacteria Enteropathy & Nutrition in infants and children in Timor–Leste through a One Health approach
Developing strategies to reduce brucellosis transmission in Timor-Leste based on One Health collaboration
Agricultural Innovations for Communities - Intensified and Diverse Farming Systems for Timor-Leste (AI-Com 2)
Evaluation of livelihood zones, rural household trajectories, research and development partners and initiatives in Timor-Leste
Innovating fish-based livelihoods in the community economies of Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands