Archive for Timor, June, 2010

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Ilidio Ximenes presents at the Dili conference last Wednesday.

Peace Dividend Trust at ‘Bringing Supply and Demand Together for Kitan’ Conference

Last week was pretty busy for myself and colleagues Ilidio Ximenes (Deputy director – PDT Dili) and Edward Rees (Senior Advisor – PDT), with Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) rec... 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
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

Bad news. Our high-impact and award-winning Marketplace project in Timor-Leste is shutting down due to a cut in donor funding

Effective 1 July 2010 the award-winning Timor Marketplace project, and the "Buy Local, Build Timor-Leste" campaign operated by Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) will begin to phase o... 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
Ainaro businessman, Mr Mario Nunes Ximenes Carvalho.

From Chancery Lane to Ainaro – The Need for Information Is Still The Same.

It’s a long commute from my old office in Chancery Lane, London in the UK, to the town of Ainaro, Timor-Leste, especially when you throw in a quick stop over at my parents... More
Uatolari, Irigation.

Viqueque Match Yields Big Money for Local Laborers

In a district like Viqueque, doing business can be quite a challenge. Cell phones are few, internet is for all intents and purposes non-existent, and resources for business de... More
PDT's Booth

Dili Marathon Expo – Come meet the PDT team!

In Dili tomorrow? Are you here for city's very first 'Dili - City of Peace - Marathon'? ... Race day is Sunday, but racers and non racers alike are welcome to come check out M... More
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PDT Buy Local Website goes over 100,000 hits

With 78,896 unique views the Peace Dividend Marketplace online business portal now has more 100,000 hits registered. This business portal features over 2... 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

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