Agricultural Policy and Institutional Reforms in Timor-Leste: Experiences, Impacts, and Lessons

by Wilfredo B. Carada, Agustinho da Costa Ximenes, and Mario Jose Morais
2018 | Southeast Asian Agriculture and Development Primer Series 2nd Edition | 109 pages

This edition focuses on the analysis of each country’s experiences, lessons, and insights on policy reforms and institutional innovations in the agriculture sector. The Timor-Leste Primer presents the shift from post-conflict and transition management to prioritizing agriculture and rural development, especially how the agriculture sector contributed to the national budget, specifically on its over dependence to oil as a source of revenue.