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(Tetun) Seeds of Life has just released 109 suco information sheets for three more municipalities (Ainaro, Baucau and Manatuto) making a total of 389 of Timor-Leste’s sucos (village) from eleven municipalities have specific agricultural information and maps. These are now available for free access on the Seeds of Life (SoL) Google Drive. (more…)

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(Tetun) After maize and rice, cassava is the third most important staple crop of Timorese farming families. However, farmers can have difficulty accessing planting materials (cuttings) of the higher-yielding varieties MAF-SoL have researched and released into the National Seed System. (more…)

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(Tetun) Gender Unidade Hun Besik,  a community seed production group (CSPG) from Beloi village, Atauro, Dili municipality, has been assessed as one of the top five groups who won the President’s Healthy Families Nutrition Award.

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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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