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Engineering Foundation Year: EWB project

General challenge resources

Refer to the Engineers Without Borders Challenge site for detailed information and resources on the 2019 Challenge: WaterAid Timor-Leste.

You may also find it useful to have a look at:

Finding country information

The Engineers Without Borders Challenge site provides links to information about Timor Leste, and is a good place to start. In addition, you can search for relevant information about Timor Leste on the websites of organisations that fund projects in developing countries, such as The World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, UNICEF, the International Monetary Fund, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Development Programme. For example, have a look at the sites below: 

Finding resources on your topic

The Library catalogue

Searching the Library Catalogue is a good way to find books and journal articles for your Engineers Without Borders project.  For tips on how to search the library catalogue, have a look at this brief video:


The Internet

You will also find some good information on your topic by searching the Internet. Remember that when you use resources from the Internet you will need to evaluate them carefully to ensure that they are credible, up-to-date and suitable to use for your assignment. For tips on evaluating information, see our guide:

For further search tips and suggested search terms, click on your topic in the menu on the left of this page.