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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
 - Stunting is common in southern Africa. It is estimated that in Lesotho about 40% of children under the age of five are stunted. To improve the ...read more
11/08/2012
 - An estimated 70% of Lesotho’s population is dependent on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods, meaning that most people are vulnerable to climate change. This is made ...read more
15/07/2012
 - To reduce food insecurity among vulnerable farming households from Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
02/03/2011
 - To improve food security and strengthen the livelihoods of vulnerable farming communities in Southern Africa.
17/01/2011
 - 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 ...read more
19/05/2010
 - FAO agricultural fairs help thousands of poor farm families in southern Africa – FAO has distributed over 1 000 tonnes of seeds, as well as fertilizer ...read more
11/12/2007
 - In 2006/2007, Lesotho faced the worst drought in 30 years. In this country, where over 80 percent of the people depend on agriculture for food as ...read more
06/12/2007
 - Lesotho faced in 2006/2007 the worst drought in 30 years. As a consequence, most people failed to harvest anything from their fields. In addition to drought, ...read more
15/11/2007
 - Julius Ncheche has seen many things in his 68 years, but he can’t remember such a terrible drought as the one which blighted Lesotho’s most recent ...read more
19/10/2007
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