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Felis’s Innovations in SRI rice techniques – Number 1

Felis’s Innovations in SRI rice techniques – Number 1.

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Minister of Agriculture to visit Suai SRI fields

Good news today, we are honoured that the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ir. Mariano Assanami Sabino, has requested to visit Suai MCE-A co-operatives growing SRI rice this week. Suai is a district that often faces food shortages and has been … Continue reading

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Promoting local food – not imports

Although a rice – growing country itself, most of the rice bought and sold in Timor-Leste is imported from countries such as Vietnam because it is cheaper than local rice. Rice farmers grow rice to feed their own families, but … Continue reading

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MCE-A Cooperatives

Our cooperatives are serviced through 5 regional Centres. In the graphic, Cafe is Tetun for coffee and Hare is Tetun for Rice. The numbers are numbers of  recorded members (1151 member households  from 38 coops), but there are many more … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new website

Hi, everyone, We are setting up our website. So far we have information in “About”, “Rice Farmers” and “Coffee farmers” but we will have lots more plus many photos, maps and stories from our cooperatives around Timor Leste. Also we … Continue reading

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