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(Tetun) Grupu Agrikultura Manufahi (GAM) is a farmer group in Loro village, suco Betano, Manufahi municipality. The group started their seed production activities in 2007 as contract grower producing certified seeds of MAF released varieties. In 2013, they registered with MAF to produce commercial seeds as well.

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(Tetun) Farming families in rural areas can now easily access good quality seed of improved varieties released by Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) and Seeds of Life (SoL) before it is required for planting at the onset of the cropping season. (more…)

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(Tetun) The Australian Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Hon. Tanya Plibersek, visited the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries – Seeds of Life (MAF-SoL) supported community seed production group (CSPG)  in Suco Mota Ulun, Bazartete, Liquica municipality, on Wednesday (15/4).

As part of her diplomatic visit to Timor-Leste, the Minister meet members of Haburas Moris Rasik CSPG to see how the MAF-SoL program impacted a small farmer community. (more…)

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(Tetun) Maize harvest season is commencing all over the country, providing more food to farming families and good seed for the 2015-16 cropping season, the last before Seeds of Life (SoL) terminates.

Fatuk Neso, a registered commercial seed producer (CSP) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) Seed Department, are now harvesting their first commercial seed crop of the improved MAF-SoL maize variety Noi Mutin in aldeia Aidak, suco Bahalara-Uain, Viqueque municipality. (more…)

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