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Lessons from Timor-Leste's ancient cooperative tradition

In Timor-Leste, traditional ceremonies are being promoted as a means of cementing collective decisions on access to fishing areas, land and forest resources. By recording written versions of these ceremonies, an FAO-implemented programme is working towards formal recognition of these community decisions.
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This is one of lesson learn for all Timorense that, for to protect our resources not only trough the written law but unwritten law also have a significant power.
posted by: Francelino Guterres (02:56:52 Thu 8th November 2012)

 

 

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