Global Climate Change Alliance in Timor Leste

The programme aims to:

  • improve capacity of populations living in the selected postos administrativos vulnerable to climate change
  • improve their livelihood options by using local development mechanisms, social inclusion and conflict management

Success Stories

The Global Climate Change Alliance Programme Timor-Leste (GCCA-TL) is financed by the European Union (EU) and co-implemented with technical assistance of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, I.P. (Camões, I. P.) and in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Timor-Leste.

The specific objective of GCCA-TL is to improve the capacity of populations living in the selected postos administrativos vulnerable to climate change risks to cope with climate change effects through the sustainable management of their natural resources and the improvement of their livelihood options, by using local development mechanisms and taking social inclusion and conflict management into account.

Expected results are:

1) Weather monitoring is made reliable
2) Rural communities are able to identify adapted responses to climate challenges
3) The resilience of rural communities to climate change is enhanced

To learn more

Dr. Wulf Killmann

GIZ Programme Director & Senior Advisor
SPC/GIZ Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Island Region (CCCPIR)

Module 2, Level 3, Plaza 1, Downtown Boulevard
33 Ellery Street, P.O. Box 14041
Suva, Fiji Islands

Tel: +679 3305 983; +679 3307 543
Mobile: +679 9924984


Mr. Mirko Gamez Arias

Programme Coordinator
GIZ Joint Administration Dili

Palm Business & Trade Centre, 3rd floor
Surik Mas, Fatumeta (Hudilaran), Dili, Timor Leste

Tel: +670 331 0544
Mobile: +670 77188165 / +670 77611862
Skype: mirko.gamez