Aquaculture in East Timor is not a large industry; HOWEVER, World Vision HAS year Expressed interest in organizing aquaculture development projects in the country in order to help Those Who Suffer Food Shortages in the upland areas.  Research Demonstrated That HAS East Timor has great potential for Both fresh- and salt-water aquaculture, Including microphyte production. 
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