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2012 onwards

Scaling up: Imitation being the highest form of flattery.

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So what on earth is an INDABA?

Well a few months ago someone said to me are you going to the Indaba in Capetown in February? I raised and eyebrow and thought to my myself, should I ask the obvious question... More
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It's Exam Time. Ditch Your Exam.

Some 21 years ago I was in Montreal studying History. One December morning I woke up at 7am and decided to ditch my exam. Why? Not that admirable a reason actually. I had n... More
The flag of the Republic of South Sudan

California to Juba. The Internet - its Powerful.

One 14 November 2011 I was in a hotel bar in Juba, South Sudan. Its a new country you know? With a new flag.... More
Good news for South Sudan

The Scramble for South Sudan.

In every challenge there is opportunity. In South Sudan, it will take decades to realize, but the promise there is clear as a bell. In the meantime, let's think of ways that t... More
Made in Timor-Leste!

Made in Timor-Leste: manufacturing in Timor-Leste?

Well many people have often bemoaned the fact that Timor-Leste cannot not manufacture anything. Pessimism never got anyone anywhere - and the Timorese and their business partn... More
Now this is a business matchmaking success story.

CCI-TL: Good Things Grow in Timor-Leste

When it comes to business in Timor-Leste I would ask that you remember just five letters. C,C, I, T and L - they are important. Up at the top of Timor-Leste - in Ainaro, good ... More
House for Rent

Komoro Calls You. House for Rent.

So a chap asked me to help him out with renting his house. No problem!... More
Front Entrance

For Rent - Snazzy House with Pool.

Well there cannot be that many houses in Timor-Leste with a pool. Certainly when I first saw the pool in the back of this house in 2008 I was quite surprised. ... More
"Independente"

Independente and Getting Things Done

So we have a new newspaper in town. The "Independente". I was reading it today and noticed an interesting ad - guys who can fix you up with just about anything - documentati... More

Large European NGO Buyer - no not StuffMalaiLike

Last night I was accused by a close friend of blogging close to the wind of "polemical nonsense". He is right and wrong. Polemical perhaps, nonsense, no. Five days ago, as I... More
Domingas Amaral (left) Cova Lima PDT Representative explains cattle deals to Brigida Soares.

Viqueque and Cova Lima. Three years of Job Creation.

Six weeks ago my colleague Brigida Soares wrote about the closure of our Bobonaro and Oecusse operations. News from the east and south is less than good. Today is the final... More
Manleuana 2010 - the yellow circles indicate new buildings

The Changing Face of Timor-Leste: Manleuana.

Well driving around Timor-Leste these days one sees building, building, and more building. On a bimble out to Baucau this past weekend, I saw alot of ordinary people building... More

Self-promotion, self-adulation or just telling a story?

In 2010 we closed down quite a view of our business matchmaking activities in the districts and as a means of capturing the history of these activities we hired a local firm, ... More
Want a job?

Jobs for the Boys (and Girls) - A new enterprise.

There is alot of talk about "jobs for the boys" in Timor-Leste these days... More
Timor-Leste Mak Uluk (Timor-Leste First)

Timor-Leste First (Timor-Leste Mak Uluk)

Meetings are painful at the best of times, but there was one in Dili last year that was a bit different that the rest. In April 2010 the G7+ countries* met in Dili, Timor-Lest... More
Evidence - 1,021 SMS tender alerts with the click of a mouse.

Blast business information!

Well we fired up something pretty cool over the past months. Blast/bulk SMS/EMAIL Tender Alerts in a manner far far more powerful than ever before.... More
Learn it, will be the best thing you ever do in Timor-Leste.

Bele lee lian Tetun? Imi tenke koko to'ok...

Can you read Tetun? You must try… The world is full of bloggers and most of us are pretty boring. But there are very few Timorese bloggers, especially on things other th... More
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Manatuto dreaming.

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Manatuto salt: bitter but sweet.

Ever bite into a chunk of salt? Bitter as hell yes? However, when I was browsing the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry (MTCI) facebook page this morning I saw salt ... More
Barack Obama's Twitter feed

Timor-Leste Twitter file: The Presidency just signed up.

Well its a sure sign of the times. The Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is on Twitter. No its not a personal twitter of President Ramos-Horta. Its more ... More
Population proliferation.  Worse than nuclear proliferation?

Crappy Drainage: Redux on Dirty Dili

Well I got far more comments in the Dirty Dili posting than I would have imagined. More than a few people made very sensible comments. One anonymous friend suggested I was ... More
Eduardo da Costa, Timor-Leste's King of SMS tender alerts.

The Timor-Leste Business Portal Top 50 (Third Quarter 2010)

Well its a tale of oil and gas, bulk SMS, private security and a little construction firm in Ainaro.... More
Ralph Nader - unreasonable man.

On being unreasonable: it gets you to the G20.

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Red Arrow points you to Atsabe

Just cut the Cabbage.

However, some time ago I was driving through the central region of Timor-Leste and came across a mountainside of cabbage. The real thing. It was near Atara in the Atsabe area... More
Comparative Statistics May - August 2010 versus the previous 4 months.

Numbers do not Lie: BuildingMarkets.org is taking off.

Well its been sometime since I was trying to get some of my colleagues to take web statistics seriously. However, it ended up being easy once I showed them the “numbers” a... More
PDM-TL Facebook fanpage insights - goes over 2,000 fans.

PDM-TL on Facebook: Tops 2,000 fans.

Well popularity is hardly a full proof way to evaluate a project's value. But its heartening to see that the the PDM-TL Facebook fanpage has just gone over 2,000 fans in the ... More
Far right Brigida Soares, second from right Ilidio Ximenes

2.1 million bucks for rural cattle owners in Timor?

Alot of PDM TL's work focuses on getting the international community to spend their dosh inside Timor-Leste - driving economic development. However, increasingly the buyers a... More

Thumbs Up on UNMIL? Yep.

During a visit to Liberia in early May I was met with a terribly pleasant surprise. The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) thinks of itself as an economic engine! Whe... More

Sudan: Logali and Hand Relief

A month or so ago I was in Juba, South Sudan. While there I stayed at a remarkable place. The Logali House.... More
Juba Airport 3 May 2010

Coordination in the Field v. the "Policy Wonkasphere"

For anyone who has worked in a UN peace operation you will know that who you know is important. It is the currency of the mission, and is how things get done. What you know i... More

Timor Business Overview Word Cloud

Blog linked to full Timor Business Overview report... More

Musing on New Funding

PDT's Edward Rees is tired after a 1 week long, but very necessary, and valuable, AusAID Evaluation.... More

UNMIT Procurement Plans: $54 million USD in 2009 and 2010

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Atauro's Manu-Koko Makes the Cover of the Jakarta Globe!

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Where did the Billions Go?

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President Horta Supports "Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste"

View blog blurb to read President Ramos Horta's endorsement letter to Peace Dividend Trust... More

Horta Says Buy Local

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Matchmaking-Dili $113,000.00 Transaction Success

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Recruiting New Staff for Cova Lima

Conducting computer test for new Micromatchmaking staff in Suai, Cova Lima District. Cova Lima M3 micromatchmaking staff are among the most successful in the country - having ... More

PDT Timor-Leste Releases District Business Guide for Ermera

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A $17,400 MicroMatching Success in Viqueque

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Announcing over 2000 Businesses Online.

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Takakazu Ito, Special Assistant to UNMIT SRSG Atul Khare. Rides Past Buy Local Sign

Photo of Takakazu Ito, Special Assistant to UNMIT SRSG Atul Khare... More

First Buy Local Baucau Map is Available

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PDT Timor-Leste District Business Guide for Aileu

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Fly Local, Build Timor-Leste

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CheapCarDili

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Kor Timor

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The First National Business Verification is Complete.

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Bobonaro Online – www.buildingmarkets.org

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Announcing District Business Guides: Manufahi District

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Kor Timor Supports Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste.

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ACCRA AGENDA FOR ACTION

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MTCI has $7, 000, 000 to sponsor local production

Peace Dividend Trust Timor-Leste works closely with the Department of Domestic Commerce in the Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry (MTCI). Recently, Epifanio Faculto an... More

Covalima Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste. Nakroma Ferry.

Pictures of The Nakroma Ferry with Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste logo.... More

Revitalized Tais Market

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Looking for the PDT Office? Red X Marks the Spot.

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Who is interested in buying a good or service inside Timor-Leste?

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PDT offers free services to institutions and individuals to help Buy Local and Build Timor-Leste.

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Feature 3: Mobile Veteranary Clinic

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UNMIT Endorses Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste.

Press release from UNMIT about that they support the work of Peace Dividend Trust for supporting the growth of Timor-Leste's private sector.... More

UNMIT Goes Local.

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Database Launch 29 May 2008

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www.buildingmarkets.org

The Peace Dividend Trust Procurement Database is now online.... More

Code of Conduct

Have you ever wondered what the UN Supplier Code of Conduct is? At least for the UNDP side of things anyway.... More

Chinese Fortunes

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Procurement and Build Expo

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“ERANI PROPERTY AGENCY”

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Mr. Issa - please ask the Marines at Camp Pendleton.

Banditry in the US Congress? USAID vs. Contractors.

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Holy Cow! Aid industry gets hit by 8.5 richter scale quake.

Well I just about fell off my chair when hit by an email 20 minutes ago. How can an email shove me off a chair? It told me that the biggest aid actor in the world was about ... More
More White Bull and Less Black Gold?

In beer there is freedom.

Apparently, Benjamin Franklin once said, "...beer there is freedom..." On a recent trip to South Sudan I was reading an article in a local newspaper and it made me think of B... More
Global Field Support Strategy

I do not do this often. "Dear UN: Much Belated Kudos!"

This doesn't happen often: Edward Rees offers kudos to the UN Mission in South Sudan. ... More
Presentation to Council of Ministers, Dili Timor-Leste, 20 April 2011.

"Welcome to Rwanda!"

Edward Rees discovers that Rwanda's rhetoric about being open for business is not just rhetoric.... More
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Imitation is the highest form of flattery.

Well what can I say? "Imitation is the highest form of flattery." Some years ago we painted many of the Tiga Rodas of Dili with this below logo.... More
Timor Twitter - credit Lasakar (www.facebook.com/lasakartshirt)

Timorese on Twitter

Well facebook is officially a bit of a craze in Timor-Leste. Underneath the surface of things there is really a wave of social change in Timor-Leste. Not really surprising gi... More
The Nakroma landing in Oecusse

Sometimes we make mistakes.

In December 2008 we verified the Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) as they offer flight services around Timor-Leste with a variable set of prices depending on the nature of th... More
A view of Arvec Mansions from the inside looking towards the road.

A rising Timorese entrepreneur, and new place to stay in Dili.

A few days ago a leading Timorese business woman contacted me asking if I could promote her new property development - sure thing! The place is called Arvec Mansions and you c... More
Fish - Manatuto High Street - For Singapore?

Timorese Fruit, Veg, Fish to (not from!) Singapore, by Air Timor.

A few days ago a representative of Air Timor to came our offices in Balide, Dili. He was interested in enlisting our support in finding local suppliers of fresh fruit vegetab... More
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April Fool's Day? PDT Future Status in Timor-Leste - Press Release

No this is not an April Fool's Day joke.... More
What UNMIT Buys - http://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/2010_unmit.htm

Thank you Ameerah

I have for many years been trying to get more substantive engagement from UNMIT on the matter of local procurement. It has been met with a wide range of attitudes ranging fro... More
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Corrupt Anthropology, or the Anthropology of Corruption?

Some days ago an old and dear Timorese friend of mine came to the house for a Sunday sundowner. He has been abroad for a couple of years in Europe. He was bemoaning the poli... More

Oh Hell. This is so Freakin' Good.

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First flash petrol station on the south coast.  Ever.

2012 Elections: Getting Dosh to the Districts.

The matter of whether or not money/development is reaching the mountains is going to be issue number one from now until national elections schedule in 2012. There is alot ... More
Egg production line

Timorese Eggs.

Well ... we all know about Timorese coffee. Its big business by Timorese standards. However, I am a bit tired about hearing about coffee. What else do Timorese grow and sell?... More
The real Fidelis.

Sosa Iha Rai Laran - makes it to Lisbon

So there is a dude named Fidelis, no not the one named Fidel in Cuba, but the one that is currently in Lisbon Portugal.... More
The usual fare in the markets.

$100 bills pour from Dili ATMs?

Three days ago a colleage tweeted "Interesting travel fact. Bank machines in Qatar dispense $100 bills. Only."... More
Mehara modified MegaPro

Fila mai Timor-Leste.

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Merpati price plummets

Merry Christmas Merpati, and a Happy New Year Batavia!

Plane ticket prices must be the only price that is dropping in Dili, but they are, indeed they are. Well we have all heard about a new airline coming to the Dili-Bali route... More
New Jobs Directory

Serbisu Iha Timor-Leste / Jobs in Timor-Leste

Remember this site? It was the Peace Dividend Marketplace project's jobs blog. It used to get about 10,000 visits a month, now that is alot in little old Timor-Leste. When ... More
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MDG #9. A rubber in every pack of smokes.

A friend and former colleague of mine, Rod Nixon, has invented MDG #9. When it comes to inventions it must rank up there as one of the most counter intuitive, wonderfully prac... More
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Timorese Confidence

Speaking frankly, there is alot that is messed up in Timor-Leste, (here is a good source) and there is much that gives cause for a positive attitude. There is in some ways a b... More
What data used to make me do.

The Timor-Leste Business Portal Top 50 (2nd Quarter 2010)

Data, oh data. Numbers used to make my head hurt. I failed Algebra in school, with flying colours. Numbers make my head hurt, largely because they cause me to want to pull ... More

Want Performance? Fire a few of 'em.

In 1989 my boss fired me.... More
Mehara Man.

Batako Bulls Eye. Real Private Sector Development/Conflict Prevention.

Well there is no shortage of debate and criticsim about how things are going in Timor-Leste when it comes to economic growth.... More
Domingas Amaral (left) discusses the business deals he's facilitating in Cova Lima with Brigida Soares - Matchmaking Associate (Dili).

Matchmaking: On the Hoof Again. Bucks for Rural Business.

Over the past couple of months Peace Dividend Trust's (PDT) matchmaking team in Cova Lima District (Antonio "Fahik" Alves, Angelita Guterres and District Representative Doming... More

Liberian Economy - Rock Bottom, on the way up?

Reading local newspapers is the best way for newcomers to start learning about a place. Its got news, culture, gossip. Informs and entertains. Just like TV? More importantl... More

UNMIT - Missed the Boat, despite being offered a berth?

Came across a little gem in the hard drive this evening, and what a hard drive it is. A real tickle trunk of goodies.... More
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Bad story turned good: Jakarta Dua

In the old days the name "Jakarta Dua" had very bad connotations in Timor-Leste. Sometimes during the Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste clandestine pro-independence acti... More

Timor's Future. Buy Local - Build Their Future

Timor-Leste's Future. Buy Local - Build Their Future!... More

$18,750 of Viqueque Soybeans

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Timorese Cattle - a domestic product for an international market.

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Peace Dividend Trust Launches a Report on the Nuts and Bolts of Businesses in Timor-Leste.

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PDT Pioneers SMS application in Post Conflict Timor-Leste

View blog blurb to read full article about SMS application in Timor-Leste... More

Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao visits PDT Booth at the Dili International Trade Expo

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PDT Tender Distribution $1 Million Success

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PDT Buy Local Website www.buildingmarkets.org goes over 10,000 visit, and 57,000 hits.

Showing graph of the Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste buildingmarkets website hits over a period from May 19, 2008- July 21, 2009... More

Peace Dividend Trust Breaks Ground with the Use of SMS.

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Micro Matchmaking Innovations towards KIOS Asela

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Access Net

Access Net is a cyber cafe in Dili that provides internet access, as well as printing, wireless installation, network installation, and computer repair, including free interne... More

PDT Releases District Business Guide for Baucau

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USGov: Trade with ET

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A Brief History of "Diamond Workshop"

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PDT Timor-Leste Resumes District Reverification Program

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PDT Expands Operations to 3 New Districts

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The Government Buys Locally - $27 million

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Australian Parliamentary Delegation Visits Peace Dividend Trust Office in Baucau, Timor-Leste. 3 November 2008

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Lalenok Supports Buy Local Build Timor-Leste

Lalenok Bookstore supports the Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste Campaign. View blog blurb for pictures.... More

In the Districts - $950 000 of results.

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Announcing the Cova Lima Business Guide

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Light Industry Comes to Timor-Leste

View article about IDO Industry coming to Timor-Leste.... More

Buying From Timor for Timor?

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Tenders iha Timor, husi Peace Dividend Trust

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UNMIT has $55 million dollars to spend

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The Beach Hut Business Without a Timor Telecom Signal

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Australian Airline Flies First Singapore-Dili Run

Australian airline Austasia Airlines Pty Ltd made its first commercial flight from Singapore to East Timor's capital Dili on Friday, hoping to cash in as more tourists and inv... More

International Expo 27-31 August

The Ministry of Tourism, Commerce and Industry is preparing to launch an International Expo 27-31 August 2008. ... More

Aileu Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Singapore - Dili - Good for business.

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Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste. Is now afloat.

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To support Timorese economy, UN mission aims to increase local purchasing

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Profiting from peace in East Timor.

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$3.5 million: Tender Distribution Point

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Tiga Roda's

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Looking to Buy Something Locally?

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Rural Matchmaking: 6 Districts

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An Opportunity Lost.

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A First in Timor-Leste

Showing poster of first Build Expo in Timor-Leste. Presented by Enterprise Timor-Leste in Association with The Asean Accession Awareness Initiative & Peace Dividend Trust... More

New assistance for local businesses available from Peace Dividend Trust

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Music to my ears. "The engine of development".

A few days ago I was catching up on some long overdue reading. An old friend in UKAid, or it is Dfid, sent me something to look over 6 months ago. Once I starting reading it... More
Kim Jong-Il in happier days.

Buy Local. Build North Korea.

Captain Kirk once said "Space, the final frontier". I disagree. Its actually right here, on Earth. Its all about those marketplaces which are found beyond the frontier.... More
Rwanda Development Board (www.rdb.rw).

Rwanda (Development Board) is Serious

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Juba Roundabout - AgFairSouthSudan.org

Agribusiness is it. South Sudan c/ USAID.

In a country and region heavily dominated by talk of food aid and handouts, South Sudan's AgFair was something a little new.... More
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Closed and Gone Fishin'?

Well yesterday we announced the closure of the Peace Dividend Marketplace project in Timor-Leste. There are some interested donors, but time was against us, so closure was an... More
Safety standards notwithstanding - we fly every day - except for the ones we don't.

Timor-Leste Air Warz Redux

Well here at PDT we are turning into something of plane spotters. We have blogged a bit on the nascent airline business in Timor-Leste December 2010, and February 2011. The l... More
David and Goliath

From "Independence", to "Aid" Activism.

This story travels from Dili to Monrovia - with stops in Juba, Port-au-Prince, Kinshasa, Freetown and other tough places along the way. When occupied, the Timorese were indepe... More
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Latest Lonely Planet Timor-Leste is out.

Well the 3rd edition of the Lonely Planet Timor-Leste hits bookstores on 5 July 2011,... More
UNIFIL Magazine October 2010

Buying Locally: A Spreading Ethos? UNIFIL, Norway and Xanana.

Well its moving around, popping up in Lebanon, moving quietly to Norway, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (known as the C34), and even in speeches given by lea... More
Web hits on the Timor-Leste Business Portal

The Jobs Directory is discontinued.

A young lady from Liquica, Maria Freitas, completed her work at PDM Timor-Leste yesterday. She was responsible for the Jobs Directory - formerly the Serbisu Iha Timor-Leste bl... More
Cattle numbers from the Ministry of Agriculture p.4

Mountains of Cash for the Mountains? Cattle by the numbers.

I am no expert in cattle, but I am learning. The Peace Dividend Marketplace project has done alot of work for cattle owners and dealers in Timor-Leste, and its an important... More

Local Language - Lian Lokal.

I am going to take a dig at my colleagues in Ottawa, New York, Port-au-Prince, and Kabul here:... More
Fan Demographics.

Jobs, numbers, and fans/critics.

Some time ago we started posting job vacancies again. Got alot of emails, SMS and blog comments thanking us for starting it up. Thanks should go to Maria Freitas who posts ... More
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Marvelous Marble

Years ago I saw the fabled Manatuto Marble deposits found in Ilimano, Laclo District.... More
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Social Dili, and eyeglasses for $1,200?

So its an increasingly social world in Dili. Parties abound, consumption is booming, I even see Timorese youth toting laptops by the beach with USB modems cruising the intern... More
Saving for a plane ticket? One egg at a time. Ermera, Timor-Leste.

Batavia, Merpati, Batavia, Merpati?

You should fly Batavia sometimes. Its good for the country.... More
Dili 2006.

Going to the beach.

There is good marketing, and there is bad marketing.... More
Funky new jobs bumper stickers - want one? Contact us timor-leste[at]@pdtglobal.org

Hungry for work? I have something you want.

Well in mid-December 2010 I blogged about our re-launch of the online jobs directory which went from this version to this version.... More
SDV sponsors online presence of over 3,000 businesses in Timor-Leste

SDV Supports Buy Local Build Timor-Leste.

So when was the last time that you heard of a business sponsoring the advertising of other business? Including potential competitors? I would wager not very often.... More
ExpatAidworker internet habitat

Expats

Expat strike me as a ridiculous term but its here to stay. Expats come in many sizes and shapes. ... More
Unveiled: Durex v. the Chinese Dragon

Condom distribution systems, the Pope and the Chinese Dragon (V 2.0)

Some days ago I blogged about "MDG #9. A RUBBER IN EVERY PACK OF SMOKES." Since then my memory has been jogged about a closely related and mildly humorous event a month or two... More
Building Boom

Dirty Dili.

I was in Dili a few days ago for one of my frequent trips. Thankfully I will be going back full time again in January - but on this occasion I got terribly dirty and very depr... More

Walking on Sunshine

This is an odd blog posting. We often get knocked back by dinosaur donors, our own lack of capacity, and the fact that we lean forward hard. However, its all great fun. Thi... More
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Peace Dividend Marketplace Timor-Leste: What the heck is it?

Well if you ever wondered what the heck this Peace Dividend Marketplace Timor-Leste project is all about...... More
Air Timor Website

Air Timor

Well Air Timor has gone live.... More
Approved resources for peacekeeping operations for the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011 p.4.

A Budget Unexamined is a Budget Wasted?

Well it happens every year. Most people do not realise it but in July every year the United Nations General Assembly writes a series of very big cheques. These pay for the v... More
Eni Local Supplier Event for KITAN Project June 2010

"Buy Local" Spreads: Supply Meets Demand

Well local [Timorese] suppliers are all the rage in some quarters these days. A cool new initiative is coming down the tracks next week as a result of an oil find in the Timo... More

UN Peacekeeper Day 29 May.

Notwithstanding that the UN offers a shoddy product when it comes to peacekeeping its worth remembering a few things. 1) It is much better than it was 10 years ago. 2) It is ... More

Business: South Sudan

One thing I loved about Juba was the Veterans Security Sign at one of the main round abouts in Juba, South Sudan. Whatever you may think about private security, especially the... More
Afghan First

"Shovelling S*%t Uphill"

In mid 2007 I told my boss in the Best Practices Section of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in New York that I would be resigning in September ... More

PDT Supports Development of a Timorese Venture into Wood/Stone Carving.

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Viqueque Snake Fruit - Salak Midar Teb-Tebes

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Timor Business

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PDT Timor-Leste and its Growing Web Presence.

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Serbisu Iha Timor-Leste Captures over 100,000 Views

Serbisu Iha Timor-Leste, or Jobs in Timor-Leste, has recently passed the 100,000 page view milestone since its creation in December of 2008. This blog, founded and operated by... More

Tour de Timor Open Letter

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One of Timor-Leste National Racing Jersey's for Tour de Timor

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PDT Timor-Leste on BBC Radio in 2008

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Flyer Beach Craft fair 2009 Tetum and English 20 June 09

View blog blurb to read the details about Beach Craft fair 2009... More

PDT Timor-Leste Releases District Business Guide for Liquica District

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PDT Releases New District Business Guides for Bobonaro

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Amid a Surge in Traffic, PDT Job Site has 36,000 Hits and Climbing

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Drink Local. Build Timor-Leste.

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PDT Timor-Leste Releases District Business Guide for Ainaro

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Timor-Leste Celebrates Carnival Again

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Victoria Bill Buy Local

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PDT commences a multi-year handover plan to the Ministry of Tourism Commerce and Industry.

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Doing the Business in East Timor - UNTAET era economic development......

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Resultado Iha distrito Hamutuk - $950 000.

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Featured Business Profile 4: Companhia Donogi

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Lansamentu Guia atu Halo Negosiu ho PNUD / Announcing Guide to Doing Business with UNDP

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All-Time High Coffee Export From CCT

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Tenders in Timor from Peace Dividend Trust.

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Manufahi Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Micromatchmaking in Bobonaro and Covalima Districts

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Ainaro Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Ermera Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Austasia Delayed: but still good for business.

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Oecusse Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Liquica Online - www.buildingmarkets.org

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Procurement opportunities for vendors from developing countries?

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Upcoming Expos

Registration call for Trade Expos.... More

Feature 2: The Masterlink Motors Motortruck

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In the Districts - $300 000 of results.

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Feature 1: Are you in the market for Rattan Furniture?

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UNDP Tenders.

UN Agencies, Programmes and Funds are among some of the heaviest users Peace Dividend Trust's services. To date approximately 25% of all tenders distributed to the domestic pr... More

From Kabul to Dili

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The South Coast of Timor-Leste - the Bread Basket

In addition to the team in Dili you now have people in Suai and Ainaro that can help you on the ground to Buy Local on the South Coast!... More

Talking to Government and asking the International Community to Buy Local

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PDT - First Annual Plan of Action

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