Timor-Leste resources

July 2017

  1. Timor-Leste National Employment Strategy 2017 – 2030 (in English, Portuguese and Tetun)

    Timor-Leste needs to address several challenges in order to provide the required employment opportunities to achieve inclusive growth. Therefore, the National Employment Strategy (NES) 2017 - 2030 focuses on the need of creating new jobs to reduce unemployment and provide employment opportunities for the large population of young people entering the labour market in the next years; increasing formal jobs and addressing current productivity.

  2. Rural Road for Development (R4D) – Phase II

    R4D is the leading rural roads program in Timor-Leste, supporting the development of the rural roads sector in the country. R4D is aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011- 2030 and the Programs of the Constitutional Government. R4D is implemented by the Government of Timor-Leste through the National Directorate of Roads, Bridges and Flood Control in the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications.

  3. Project Brief: Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project (ERA Agro-Forestry)

June 2017

  1. Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project (ERA Agro-Forestry)

    1 June 2017 - 31 May 2021

    The Project aims to contribute to a peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development in Timor-Leste, through improved rural access, the creation of employment, economic and domestic revenue opportunities through agro-forestry development, and a durable reduction in food insecurity and malnutrition in rural areas. This project is funded by the European Union.

May 2017

  1. EU, ILO and Timorese Government sign agro-forestry project worth EUR 12.2 Million

    Representatives from the European Union (EU), the ILO and the Timor-Leste Government signed an agreement of € 12.2 million for a rural development project to be developed by 2021 in six municipalities in the country.

  2. Opening Remarks at the Signing Partnership Agreement for the Enhancing Rural Access Agro Forestry (ERA Agro-Forestry) Project of Timor-Leste

    By Michiko Miyamoto, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at Signing Partnership Agreement for the Enhancing Rural Access Agro Forestry (ERA Agro-Forestry) Project of Timor-Leste

April 2017

  1. Rural Road for Development (R4D) – Phase II

    1 April 2017 - 31 March 2021

    The Roads for Development Program (R4D) is the leading rural roads program in Timor-Leste, supporting the development of the rural roads sector in the country. R4D is aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011- 2030 and the Programs of the Constitutional Government.

March 2017

  1. Program brief: Launch of phase II of the R4D program

  2. Launch of the R4D Programme Phase II: Rural road development for better rural employment and economy

    Capturing the benefits of the rural roads and the commitments shown by the local government and donor.

  3. Speech by the Ambassador of the Australian Embassy in Timor Leste His Excellency Peter Doyle at the Launch of Roads for Development (R4D) Programme Phase II of Timor-Leste