We were kindly received by the Ambassador of Portugal, Manuel Gonçalves de Jesus, at the Embassy in Díli, where we have had the opportunity to discuss the importance of subterranean water resources for the development of Timor-Leste and about strategies for the protection of aquifers.
Photo: Maria Eugénia Gomez.
Photo: Ana Sofia Reboleira
We are deeply grateful to our Timorese friends from Juventude Hadomi Natureza, whom accompanied us throughout the country, to Universidade Nacional de Timor Lorosa'e for providing logistic support and funding for students, to Vodacabo that generously lent us a 4x4 vehicle during all expedition, to Fundação Oriente for kindly providing us accommodation and access to all facilities in Díli and all the support from the Portuguese Embassy in Timor-Leste.
News about the expedition:
Espeleólogos portugueses (re)descobrem Timor: RTP
Espeleólogos da UA à descoberta do ‘lado de baixo’ de Timor-Leste: Universidade de Aveiro