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East Timor: On the shortage of rice

Ângela Carrascalão [pt] describes how rice entered East Timor via Indonesia, substituting native corn, and the problem the country now faces in times of food shortage: “When it was no longer part of the current diet of the East Timorese people, the population almost ceased to grow corn, and the idea that the maize could help to overcome the shortage of rice in the market is not even contemplated.”

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  • […] Ângela Carrascalão se pergunta porque não se pensa em voltar ao cultivo de milho no País. Em inglês e em Português, e até mesmo em japonês (thank you […]

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