(Tetum) The Hon. Melissa Parke MP encouraged Timorese farmers to continue planting high-yielding varieties at a visit to a women’s seed production group in Liquica earlier this month.

As part of her three-day trip to Timor-Leste, the Australian Minister for International Development visited the MAF-SoL supported group “Haburas Agriculture” in Ulmera suco to see their maize and peanut harvests.

She encouraged the farmers to continue planting MAF-SoL varieties to produce more and better food for the Timorese people. (more…)