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Mr. Jose Martins, Cooperative Haburas Sare

Sare Asulau village is in the sub district Hatulia, Ermera district. Jose Martins is 58-years-old, his wife’s name is Virginha Maya. They have two sons. Their youngest is currently in junior high school. He has leprosy. Mr Jose is a … 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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