Lesotho Agricultural Production and Institutional Support project

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USAID, The Ministry , Maseru
Agricultural development projects -- Lesotho -- Evalua



StatementUnited States Agency for International Development [and] Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperatives, and Marketing, Kingdom of Lesotho.
ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development., Lesotho. Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperatives, and Marketing.
LC ClassificationsHD2132 .L49 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination204 leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2024388M
LC Control Number90980439

Doc Name Lesotho - Agricultural Policy and Capacity Building Project Keywords cost per unit of output;International Fund for Agricultural Development;monitoring and evaluation system;Policy and Institutional Framework;decentralization of government.

Under this project, Nathan Associates London Ltd (formerly eme) improved institutional and policy arrangements for the sustainable and efficient management, financing, and delivery of public and private agricultural services in Lesotho. It developed new models of engagement with the private.

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Smallholder Agriculture Development Project The project area covers four of Lesotho’s 10 districts, located along the South African border. The project will support smallholder farmers to exploit opportunities to increase their productivity and diversify into market-oriented agriculture.

Lesotho - Agricultural Policy and Capacity Building Project (English) Abstract. The Agricultural Policy and Capacity Building aims at introducing improved institutional and policy arrangements for the sustainable and efficient management, financing, and delivery of public and private agricultural services.

There are four main project. Lesotho: Agricultural Policy and Capacity Building Project. The Agricultural Policy and Capacity Building aims at introducing improved institutional and policy arrangements for the sustainable and efficient management, financing, and delivery of public and private agricultural services.

support of Lesotho’s development objectives to enable the country achieve high, inclusive and sustainable growth. COUNTRY CONTEXT AND PROSPECTS Political Context 3. Lesotho is a constitutional monarchy, with the King as the head of state, and is governed by a senate and a national Lesotho Agricultural Production and Institutional Support project book.

Executive powers are vested in an electedFile Size: 1MB. Lesotho Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Programme Project Completion Report Digest - 2 Item Assessment Remarks Rating Country & Project Name Lesotho: Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Programme (SANReMP) financing.

Unsatisfactory institutional capacity for project implementation 2. Land tenure system was not reformed. PROJECT OBJECTIVE: Diversify agricultural production, accelerate productivity and enhance incomes by creating a conducive environment for private sector investment in agriculture, Area production and yield of.

The Lesotho Post Bank is being assisted by the Private Sector Competitiveness and Economic Diversification Project (PSCEDP) to establish an Agricultural Finance Department in order to support the transformation of the sector through greater commercialisation and provision of agricultural lending.

Fiji Agriculture Sector Policy Agenda has undergone multi-stakeholder consultations nationwide, with the technical assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, to which the Ministry of Agriculture remains grateful.

institutional constraints to horticulture production in Lesotho, looking specifically at the obstacles to effective production and marketing of horticultural products.

A total of farming households were enumerated in four districts of the country, namely Butha Buthe, Berea, Mafeteng, and Thaba-Tseka. A range of institutional. on limited agricultural and pas-toral production and light manu-facturing (textile, clothing, and leather) supplemented by large, although declining, remittances from Lesotho miners in South Africa.

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Recently there have also been royalties from exporting water to South Africa through the World Bank–supported Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP).File Size: KB. Subsistence farmers in Lesotho have been able to boost agricultural yields and increase food production by adopting conservation agriculture.

The locally adapted practice, known as likoti, also contributes to combating soil erosion and to enhancing the mids, maize yields have fallen from an average kg/ha to a current – kg/ha in most of the districts.

Enhancing food security -Food security and sustainable agriculture taking account of community-based and indigenous approaches to sustainable food production (Chapter II, 7 (a), (j) & (k).

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production (apples, grapes, cherries) under the Private Sector Competitiveness and Diversification Project are some of the best practices of recent. Significant production capacity exists in the sub-sector of small stock husbandry particularly wool and mohair production with Lesotho the second largest wool producer after Size: KB.

Lesotho - Agriculture Agriculture employs a modest 57 percent of the labor force, mostly on subsistence farms. This figure is lower than similar developing countries as the mountain environment offers less terrain for growing crops and many adult males work in South African mines.

Today, as the country experiences a steep drop in domestic agricultural production, over a third of the population are food insecure. By increasing access to quality seeds, training and extension, FAO Lesotho is helping farmers to resume crop and livestock production so that farmers can produce more food and improve their food security, while at the same time ensuring natural resources are better.

Maseru, Lesotho: Lesotho Agricultural Production and Institutional Support Project, Ministry of Agriculture and Marketing ; Roma, Lesotho: Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho, [] Language.

English. The college was further strengthened under the USAID-funded Lesotho Agriculture Production and Institutional Support Project (LAPIS) that was implemented from to This project also upgraded and strengthened three Farmer Training Centers, located at Leribe, Mohale’s Hoek.

World Development, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp.X/84 $ + Printed in Great Britain. Pergamon Press Ltd. Institutional Destruction Resulting from Donor and Project Proliferation in Sub-Saharan African Countries ELLIOTT R. MORSS Washington, D.C. by: The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) is working to provide solutions that eliminate gender bias, enhance inclusion, and promote effective development.

Read More titled Gender research in PIM. factors that influence agricultural production so as to step up food supply. Objectives of the study The main objective of this study is to examine factors influencing agricultural production among cooperative farmers in Anambra state, Nigeria.

The specific are: by: 1. This report is the Final Evaluation (FE) of the Horticulture Productivity and Trade Development Project (HPTD) in Lesotho, an Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) initiated and funded Project and implemented by the International Trade Centre (ITC).

As a Least Developed Country (LDC) Lesotho benefits from EIF Size: 2MB. The agricultural information service (AIS) in Lesotho was established in The division is under the department of Field Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.

The division comprises eight sections namely: radio broadcast, television, print media, campaign and the library, stores, maintenance and accounts and by: With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Rwambali, Extensionist & Rural Sociologist, Lecturer, National University of Lesotho, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Sechaba Consultants, Maseru, Lesotho To access the other Country Issues Papers, or to send comments on them, and to find out more about the work of the Forum for Food Security in Southern Africa, visit.

Agriculture represents a great part of the Africas share in world trade. On the list of 20 top agricultural and food commodity importers in60% are from Sub-Saharan Africa.

African countries represent also 50% of top 20 countries, in terms of the Share of total agriculture/ total exported merchandise in the world (ECA, ). The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management.

MYANMAR AGRICULTURAL SECTOR REVIEW AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY VOLUME 2: AGRICULTURAL SECTOR INVESTMENT STRATEGY CONTENTS Currency Equivalents, Abbreviations and Acronyms. The Lesotho National Library, also in the capital, ho volumes.

The Thomas Mofolo Library at the National University of Lesotho is the largest library in the country with more thanbooks. The British Council maintains a library in Maseru, with 6, volumes and there is a library of 10, volumes at the Lesotho Agricultural.

Kingdom of Lesotho / LESOTHO AGRICULTURAL CENSUS RURAL HOUSEHOLDS AND CROP STATISTICS, VOLUME I Maseru, January Ministry of Finance and Development Planning Agricultural Holding It is an economic unit of Agricultural production under single management comprising all livestock kept and land used wholly or partly for agricultural.8 Institutional constraints to small farmer development in Southern Africa Subsequently, the study resulted in a number of dissertations leading to the award of Masters degrees to several students.Youth & women empowerment through agriculture V Profile of Agricultural Activities Undertaken in Study Zones 20 Commodity Marketing 22 Agricultural Knowledge andYouth Polytechnics 22 Participation in agriculture by men, women and the disabled 23 ICT application in Agriculture 24File Size: 1MB.