[TimorLesteStudies] Seminar-Land & Agriculture in Timor-Leste
Australia-East Timor Association
aetamel at aetamel.org
Sun Oct 25 20:30:24 EST 2009
The Australia-East Timor Association is holding a seminar on Land and
Agriculture in Timor-Leste. Panel members will be Shona Hawkes, speaking on
Land, and Ego Lemos and Alberto de Jesus Barro speaking on Agriculture.
Saturday the 31st of October at 2.00 pm
You may wish to have lunch from the CERES Cafe at 1.00 pm.
CERES Community Environment Park, Corner Roberts and Stewart Streets,
Brunswick East (off Blyth St), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melway Ref. Map 30 B7
Please note that no car parking is permitted inside the park.
CERES is near the terminus of the East Brunswick number 96 tram.
The number 508 bus also travels along Blyth Street.
The seminar will be held at the Education Centre
(a white building at the southern end of the park).
About the speakers:
* Shona Hawkes is a researcher at La'o Hamutuk ('Walking together'), the
Timor-Leste Institute for Development Monitoring and Analysis) based in
* Ego Lemos is the founder of the Timorese permaculture non-government
organisation PERMATIL (Permakultura Timor Lorosa'e) and a prominent
musician in Timor-Leste. He is currently completing a Masters
degree at Victoria University.
* Alberto de Jesus Barros has a degree in Agriculture from the
National University of Timor-Leste. He works for the Friends of Suai.
Alberto is sponsored by the Walter Marigold Trust Fund to study English at
Taylors College and is hosted in Melbourne by the Friends of Suai.
There will be an AETA book stall where you will be able to purchase Ego's
new CD "O Hele Le'.
The Australia-East Timor Association wishes to thank CERES for making this
For further information contact AETA.
Australia-East Timor Association (AETA)
PO Box 93
FITZROY VIC 3065
Tel.: 61 3 9416 2960
E-mail: aetamel at aetamel.org
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