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Agricultural Rehabilitation, Economic Growth, and Natural Resources Management Project

Agroforestry trees in Timor-Leste

Updated spreadsheet of Forestry and Agroforestry Trees for East Timor, December 2005,

by Dr. J. B. Friday. MS Excel file, 105 KB. Download new photos as jpegs individually below. File sizes are between 119 KB and 1.1 MB.

Anacardium occidentale

Borassus flabelifer

Casuarina junghuhniana, flower and cone


Gliricidia sepium

Gmelina arborea, leaf

Gmelina arborea, flower

Sterculia foetida, fruiting branch

Sterculia foetida, tree

Toona sureni, tree

Albizia chinensis,

"samtuco fuik"

Photo from Venilale

Albizia chinensis stipules

Photo from Hawaii

Other photos

Each photo is linked to a larger resolution photo.

Houses almost swamped by Chromolaena odorata, Buburaga.

Photo by J. B. Friday, January 2004
Boy in Chromolaena patch in Fatumaca. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
Goat looking for food in Chromolaena patch in Venilale. Photo by J. B. Friday, January 2004
Horse looking for fodder in Chromolaena infested field in Venilale. Photo by J. B. Friday, January 2004.
J. B. Friday showing CCT staff forester Christian and other CCT staff Rhizobium nodules on plant roots. Photo by Aracely Leiva, PCV, June 2004.
Leucaena variety trial, managed for fodder production, Mealani, Hawaii.  Group includes Timor-Leste Minister of Agriculture E. DeSilva. Photo by J. B. Friday, 2003.
Leucaena leucocephala var. K1000, Waimanalo, Hawaii. Photo by Dr. James Brewbaker.
Leucaena leucocephala var. K636, Hilo, Hawaii. Photo by J. B. Friday, May 2004. This variety was developed in Hawaii; a variety developed from it is widely grown in Australia, where it is known as "Tarramba."
Leucaena leucocephala, "Hawaiian Giant" type, in Manatutu. These trees probably were brought to East Timor from West Timor and are varieties which were originally developed in Hawaii and brought to Indonesia in the 1980s by Dr. Brewbaker. Photo by J. B. Friday, July 2003.
Leucaena leucocephala growing right on the beach in Seical, showing the adaptability of the species. Photo by J. B. Friday, January 2004.
J. B. Friday conducting a nursery demonstation at the MAFF nursery in Triloca, Baucua, for MAFF staff. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
J. B. Friday conducting a tree seeding demonstation at the Escola do Reino in Venilale, for community leaders from Venilale, especially Fatulia. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
J. B. Friday conducting a tree seeding demonstation at the Escola do Reino in Venilale, for community leaders from Venilale, especially Fatulia. Helping with traslation in background are Teresa Michael, PCV, and Carlos dos Reis, UH student intern. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
J. B. Friday conducting a tree seedling demonstration at the CCT nursery in Dili for MAFF staff, CCT staff, and UNTL students. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
CCT staff and MAFF staff participating in a tree selection exercise, part of the UH-led nursery training, Dili, June 2004. Photo by Michael Jones, PCV.
Visit to farm of cooperating farmer (black shirt) who planted UH-supplied Leucaenas in Venilale. Left to right: Venilale farmer, Francisco Souza (UH staff), Carlos dos Reis (UH graduate student), Teresa Michael (US Peace Corps), J. B. Friday (UH faculty), Father Virgilio (Don Bosco Minor Seminary.) Photo by Michael Jones, PCV, June 2004.
J. B. Friday explaining use of root trainers for nursery seedlings to MAFF staff, Triloca, Baucau. Carlos dos Reis, UH graduate student, assisting. Photo by John Powley, June 2004.
Visit to farmer's home garden, Baucau. Michael Jones and Teresa Michael, PCVs, Carlos dos Reis, UH graduate student, and Pascoal Belo, MAFF forestry. Photo by J. B. Friday, June 2004.

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He gave it for his opinion, ... that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.

- Jonathan Swift

Last updated on 12/6/2005