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 - Consecutive years of poor harvests, adverse weather conditions, such as dry spells and erratic rain, and rising food prices are making it harder for Lesotho’s farmers to produce enough food ...READ MORE
 - FAO in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), the Ministry of Social Development (MoS) and UNICEF facilitated training on nutrition, home gardening more
 - Conservation agriculture is proven to be one of the best technologies and strategies to combat the negative effects of land degradation, which has led to a more
 - The agricultural production of smallholder farmers in Lesotho is mostly affected by severe soil degradation, limited access to quality inputs and poor produce markets farming practices. The country’s more
 - Lesotho faces challenges around nutrition with around 33 percent of the children under five years of age stunted. Official statistics also show that only 11 percent more
 - In April and May 2015, FAO Lesotho is conducting trainings on climate-smart agriculture technologies, such as conservation agriculture, home gardening and nutrition, targeting 280 primary and secondary school more
 - Southern Africa's maize harvest is expected to shrink this year by some 26 percent compared with 2014's bumper crop, a situation that could trigger food price more
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warned that the maize harvest in Southern Africa is expected to shrink this year by approximately 26 per cent compared more
 - Lesotho Emergency and Resilience Programme (ERP), implemented by FAO and the Government of Lesotho since 2012, has been retained as Finalist in the “Expo Milano 2015 more
 - Recently, farmers in Lesotho have been consistently obtaining low yields from their staple crops. This has affected food production as well as considerably reducing incomes. The causes more
 - In the community councils of Litjotjela and Maloaneng, Leribe District in Lesotho, Mrs Masekhametsi Hlomoka and Mrs Sesinyi Ramatekoa are beneficiaries of a pilot initiative complementing more
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