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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
 - To reduce the risk of food and nutrition insecurity by building strong and resilient livelihoods among poor rural farming households.
14/10/2015
 - 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 ...read more
22/09/2015
 - 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 ...read more
09/09/2015
 - 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 ...read more
29/07/2015
 - 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 ...read more
17/07/2015
 - 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 ...read more
29/04/2015
 - 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 ...read more
28/04/2015
 - 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 ...read more
28/04/2015
 - 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 ...read more
23/02/2015
 - 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 ...read more
09/01/2015
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