(Tetum) Many farmers appreciate the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries‚Äô improved varieties of maize, rice, peanut, sweet potato and cassava because of their good characteristics ‚Äď they are productive, locally adapted, can be replanted again, and yield well under traditional practices.

Today, on World Environment Day (5 June), let’s take a closer look in this infographic at how these released varieties are also helping reduce hunger in Timor-Leste while protecting the natural resources farmers rely on (water, soil, plants and animals) and improving biodiversity.

Infographic reducing hunger WEB