Improved fisheries in Timor-Leste: A path to greater well-being?

Alex Tilley -

Canoe fishers in Adarai, Viqueque, Timor-Leste. 2016.

New research by WorldFish finds that East Timorese people that depend on fishing for their primary livelihood have higher levels of well-being than other natural resource-based livelihoods, highlighting how the fisheries sector in Timor-Leste can be a crucial path out of poverty and help boost well-being.