This report summarises the main findings and recommendations of new research into the barriers to accessing climate finance for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in Timor-Leste.
Family farming remains the predominant form of agriculture in Asia and the Pacific. There are more than 570 million farms in the world of which over 500 million are family-owned. They are responsible for at least 56 percent of agricultural production.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was supposed to periodically evaluate its energy assistance, but avoided such scrutiny (as it is standard practice in the hydropower sector). In an unusual step, the government's Auditor General Office carried out an in-depth assessment of the assistance, which it submitted to parliament on June 25.
This guide seeks to inform conservation practice in the tropical
Western Pacific, including the island states of Melanesia,
Micronesia and Polynesia, as well as Indonesia, the Philippines
and East Timor.