Date Released: 
05/05/2017

Towards increased food security and welfare in Timor-Leste

A seminar examining the impact of the adoption of improved maize varieties introduced through the Seeds of Life (SoL) program during 2007-2015.

Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Tuesday 09 May 2017
Speaker: Professor Sonia Akter, Assistant Dean (Research), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

For details and to register.
https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/960…

SoL was a large-scale agricultural development program to increase the productivity of the major food crops in Timor-Leste by selecting and distributing improved varieties.
It was supported by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the
Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.