Regional Office


 for Africa (RAF)



A boost to half of Lesotho’s rural farmers

19 May 2010, Maseru/Rome - Soaring food prices and the recent global economic downturn struck Lesotho hard. The European Union and FAO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), are assisting over 36 000 farmers in Lesotho, more than half of its vulnerable farmers