Water science helps secure groundwater for Timor-Leste

Report describing the importance of groundwater in Timor-Leste and how population growth and changes brought on by climate change are putting this resource at risk. The local government is taking action to ensure that there is a secure and clean water supply in the future.

 This 6-page brochure is intended for decision-makers in Timor-Leste with an interest in sustainable development and water resource use.

The Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP) assisted 15 partner countries to assess their vulnerability to climate change and incorporate adaptive measures into planning and development.

File Type: PDF
File Size:: 1.13 MB



Detailed Descriptions
Brochure, Case Study
040104 - Climate Change Processes, 050210 - Pacific Peoples Environmental Knowledge, 040608 - Surfacewater Hydrology, 040603 - Hydrogeology
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/pasap/timor-leste; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
Geographic and Temporal Extents
Start Start text End End text
Attributions and Constraints
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013.
Lead Researcher: Alison Binney, Econnect Communication Contributors: Robbie Mitchell
Australian Government (2013): Water science helps secure groundwater for Timor-Leste. Brochure. Produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program.