Moving towards achieving food security
Liapeng Raliengoane LESOTHO, Leribe – The communities around Kota area in Leribe have commended an increase in food production, through practising among others, sustainable farming methods, thus beating hunger. This, they revealed at the Resilient Livelihoods exhibition last Friday. The products displayed included vegetables, steamed bread, dried fruits, honey, propolis, wine made from beetroot, reed […]
FARMERS SEEM KEEN TO IMPROVE LIVELIHOODS
LESOTHO – World Bank Senior Agriculture Specialist Daniel Gerber said while going around the farmers sites, he observed keen farmers who want to improve livelihoods. This he said while observing the beneficiaries’ sites where the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security’s Smallholder Agriculture Development Project II (SADP II) projects around Leribe district are implemented.
Contracted Tobacco Farmers urged not to sidemarket their produce.
With tobacco auction floors opening this week senior agronomist Lazarus Gatawa has urged contracted tobacco farmers to deliver all their crop to the merchant who contracted them and avoid contract default.
Stakeholders deliberate on addressing challenges of impacting livestock production
The Livestock Growth Plan will be a game changer in addressing myriad challenges affecting the growth o livestock across the country. This comes at the back of found initiatives put in place to enhance livestock production, productivity, and profitability.