Timor-Leste ranks amongst the world’s poorest countries and faces multiple challenges in feeding its people and developing its economy. The fisheries and aquaculture sectors currently fall well short of their potential to contribute to improving livelihoods and food security. There is significant potential to improve food security through the promotion of sustainable marine resource use.
How do we increase productivity, resilience and development impact from small and medium scale aquaculture?
How can investments in fisheries and aquaculture best improve human nutrition and health?
How will climate change affect fisheries and aquaculture in developing countries, and how can adaptive capacity be built?
What policy and management investment will increase the resilience of small-scale fisheries and increase their contribution to reducing poverty and hunger?
How can strengthening the rights of marginalized fish-dependent people reduce inequality and poverty?
How can we improve and diversify aquaculture and fisheries value chains to promote more equitable participation and higher productivity?