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November 24, 2014

Liquica (November 24, 2014) – Following its successful launch last week in Ermera, today USAID’s Ba Distrito project launched in Liquica.  The project, which is generously supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is working to strengthen local governance and improve access to justice.  Promoting a local governance system that is increasingly able to identify and respond to the needs of its citizens, the project is working with suco councils, civil society organizations, municipal level authorities and judicial institutions to achieve more responsive service delivery at the local level. 

DAC Seloi
October 24, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22, the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Developing Agriculture Communities project (DAC) celebrated the success of vegetable farmers in Aileu District at a festival in Seloi.

COCAR Activities
September 25, 2014

On September 23, 2014, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) commemorated the end of 20 years of USAID support to the Timorese coffee sector during a showcase for USAID’s Consolidating Cooperative Agribusiness Recovery (COCAR) project.

DWASH Materials Handover to Government
September 17, 2014

On September 15, 2014, USAID/Timor-Leste transferred water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) materials valued at $250,000 to the Government of Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Public Works. The materials will now be utilized by the Department of Water Supply (DWS) to support the Ministry’s efforts to provide improved water and sanitation to the citizens of Timor-Leste.

Charge d’Affaires Ambassador United States Steven McGann with Acting USAID Mission Director Melissa Francis and Chief of Party o
August 17, 2014

On Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM, the U.S. Charge d’Affairs to Timor-Leste Ambassador McGann and USAID Acting Mission Director Melissa Francis held a reception at the U.S Embassy to introduce the 2014 Timor-Leste Hillary Clinton Scholars. Seven high school graduates from across Timor-Leste won the second round of scholarships. This five-year program enables Timorese students to pursue higher education in the U.S.

Exchange of agreement between USAID/Timor-Leste Mission Director and the GoTL Vice Minister of Finance
April 28, 2014

The Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) signed a five-year Development Assistance Agreement with the United States Government, through its  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  in a ceremony today at the  Ministry of Finance.  This took place as USAID aligns its five-year Country Development Cooperation Strategy (2013-2018) with the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan, to accelerate the development of the Nation and its People.


Last updated: March 27, 2015

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