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 - In Lesotho, a series of dry spells, late rains and early frost has led to an alarmingly steep reduction in agricultural yields for 2011/12. The adverse ...read more
28/09/2012
 - Heavy rainfall, long withering droughts and other natural shocks and disasters – all signs of increased climate change – have made it almost impossible for vulnerable ...read more
12/09/2012
 - To enhance households and national food security while combating the potential impact of climate change by promoting sound and sustainable farming practices in southern Africa.
16/08/2012
 - 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
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