Agriculture


Farmers at ease

MASERU – Wool and mohair famers can finally have a breather after five companies were yesterday awarded brokering licen…


Wool brokerage opens up for competition

MASERU - Five more competitors in the wool and mohair promotion business are set to compete with Thaba-Busiu Wool Centr…


Lesotho embraces horticulture products

MASERU - The research of a department within the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has launched the Agricultura…


Lesotho acknowledges importance of food safety

HA ’MANTS’EBO – The Deputy Minister of Health ’Manthabiseng Phohleli said studies showed that over 600 million food-bor…


Wool farmers sue own association

The rearing of sheep and goats is an old age means of livelihood that has today turned into a lucrative business the wo…


King in Rome

His Majesty King Letsie III arrived in Rome, Italy yesterday to attend an annual board meeting at the World Food Progra…


King takes lessons on food security

His Majesty King Letsie III is in Rome, Italy where he is visiting in his capacity as the United Nations Food and Agric…


CERF extended with two months

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Lesotho has extended the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) project with tw…


Prizes galore for sheep farmers

Ishmael Mohaola, in his late 40’s from Sehlabathebe in Qacha’s Neck, was among farmers who walked away with rams worth …


Innovative structure saves food, creates income

STAFF REPORTER Lethoba Lets’ela, 77, of Leribe Ha Patlo has come up with a unique innovation by designing a mach…


‘Malnutrition a serious problem in Africa’

Lesotho's Prime Minister (PM) Dr. Thomas Thabane says malnutrition and stunting have been a serious problem for a long …


Wool and mohair farmers call for assistance

Following a failed court bid to force the government of Lesotho to withdraw the recently gazetted Agricultural Marketin…


King champions nutrition in Malawi

His Majesty King Letsie III met up with Malawi President Peter Mutharika in Lilongwe at Kamuzu Palace on Monday where M…


Dairy farmers to consult Dairy Board

MAFETENG - Akofang Makaota Dairy Cattle Farmers Association will meet the National Dairy Board (NDB) on May 24 to discu…


A farmer can now grow vegetables all year long

I met Thabo Lefatle on a cold winter day in Lesotho. We – a team from the World Bank Communications Department – had dr…


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