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GTLESTE BIOTECH Sugar Cane plantation


In early 2008, the Timor-Leste Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesian company GTLESTE BIOTECH for a $100 million, 100,000 hectare sugar cane plantation, sugar plant, ethanol plant and power generation facility. The project, which will last for fifty years, is planned for Covalima, Manatuto, Viqueque and Lautem districts.

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The Timor-Leste Institute for Development Monitoring and Analysis (Lao Hamutuk)
Institutu Timor-Leste ba Analiza no Monitor ba Dezenvolvimentu
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