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Timor-Leste continues to face big challenges in reducing HIV infection rates as many communities in rural areas still lack understanding about the risks and how the virus is transmitted.

Timor-Leste continues to face big challenges in reducing HIV infection rates as many communities in rural areas still lack understanding about the risks and how the virus is transmitted.

Timor-Leste continues to face big challenges in reducing HIV infection rates as many communities in rural areas still lack understanding about the risks and how the virus is transmitted.

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According to data from the 2015 household census, 40,000 people in Timor-Leste (32%) still defecate in public as they don’t have access to a toilet.

According to data from the 2015 household census, 40,000 people in Timor-Leste (32%) still defecate in public as they don’t have access to a toilet.

According to data from the 2015 household census, 40,000 people in Timor-Leste (32%) still defecate in public as they don’t have access to a toilet.

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ADTL Executive Director Joao Pequino said the lower rate of participation among disabled people in previous elections was due to the lack of accessibility and adequate information.

The Disabilities Association of Timor-Leste (ADTL) has called on the government to create better infrastructure to ensure people with disabilities are able to take part in this year’s general election as is their right.

ADTL Executive Director Joao Pequino said the lower rate of participation among disabled people in previous elections was due to the lack of accessibility and adequate information.

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MAF last year began rehabilitating 500 hectares of coffee plantation in Ermera and Liquisa municipalities with the aim of increasing coffee production in the country.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) last year began rehabilitating 500 hectares of coffee plantation in Ermera and Liquisa municipalities with the aim of increasing coffee production in the country.

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    High prevalence of anemia in Timor-Leste
    The rate of Anemia has been increasing in the countrya ccording to data from the Timor-Leste Food and Nutrition survey 2013, that showed that 63% of anemia had an effect on children older than 6 years...
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    Rigorous law needed to regulate street sites vendors
    A resident Fernando Mendonca asks the upcoming new government (VII government) to establish a rigorous law to regulate vendors who sell on street sites in order for them to obey the law. A resident...
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    Green schools’ implemented in 70 EBC
    More than 70 central basic schools have now implemented the new Green School Program, which is aimed to introduce children to agriculture and the value of a range of nutritional food. More than 70 ...
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    Government-NGOs evaluate progress on ending hunger and malnutrition in Timor-Leste
    The government through the National Commission of Food Security and Nutrition (KONSSANTIL) held a meeting with non-government organizations to evaluate the progress and discuss the continuation of the...
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    Timor-Leste Youth have a National Policy
    After waiting for a long time Timorese youth are finally happy, they now have a National Youth Policy. After waiting for a long time Timorese youth are finally happy, they now have a National Youth...

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