Through the SADP, supported by the World Bank, 55,000 farmers in Lesotho have applied for and won public grants that have helped them increase their productivity and have better access to markets. Thabo is one of those farmers.
A farmer can now grow vegetables all year long
BY SARAH FARHAT
May 9, 2018 1 min read
I met Thabo Lefatle on a cold winter day in Lesotho. We – a team from the World Bank Communications Department – had driven an hour and a half south of the capital Maseru to get to his farm. As we travelled through different parts of the small mountainous kingdom, we met several farmers to find out exactly how the Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SADP) impacted their lives.