18 Oct Timor-Leste’s New Samba Sembilan Marine Protected Area: A Milestone in Marine Biodiversity Conservation

Timor-Leste has officially announced a new Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Liquiçá Municipality. Named after a local hero, the Samba Sembilan MPA was declared early this year and covers more than 8,000 hectares of Liquiçá’s waters and marine ecosystems. Since 2017, CTC has supported the...

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25 Sep Building Local Stakeholder Capacity on Marine Resource Management in Timor-Leste

CTC, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (MAF) in Timor-Leste, conducted a two day training on the essential concepts of marine protected area (MPA) establishment and management. The training, which was conducted in Dili on September 25, 2017, serves as the basis to increase the local community stakeholder capacity to manage an MPA...

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