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You are here: Home Library Content Congressional Record 118/119 Reporting (Forestry, Biodiversity, and Endangered Species) US Foreign Assistance Act CONSERVATION OF TROPICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN EAST TIMOR

CONSERVATION OF TROPICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN EAST TIMOR

Posted by Rose Hessmiller last modified Jan 10, 2013 10:49 AM USAID 2004 In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. section 107, any copyrighted material herein is distributed without profit or payment for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

FAA 118 / 119 REPORT A. INTRODUCTION East Timor is located on Timor Island in the Lesser Sunda Islands chain. Its residents voted for independence from Indonesia in a referendum held in 1999. Immediately following the referendum, large-scale violence by the Indonesian Army and militia erupted that included massacres and wide-scale destruction of property. Sixty to eighty percent of public and private property was destroyed including schools and health clinics. There was a displacement of people into mountainous areas (UNHRC, 2000). Such violence destroyed the socio-economic base for the country’s development. The United Nations has helped to support the development of this new sovereign state and in May 2002, East Timor became independent.... JUNE 2004

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