No final de 2021, um relatório do FIDA – Fundo Internacional para o Desenvolvimento da Agricultura, uma agência da ONU – Organização das Nações Unidas, divulgou preocupantes perspectivas para a produção agrícola na África. O texto alertava que a produção de alimentos básicos em oito países africanos poderá cair até 80% em 2050, por conta das mudanças climáticas.
Les logiciels libres offrent la possibilité d'améliorer la transparence et de réduire les coûts d'enregistrement des droits fonciers grâce à des outils flexibles et abordables permettant d'uniformiser et de pérenniser les procédures administratives.
Ces logiciels libres sont les suivants: SOLA (Solutions for Open Land Administration) et Open Tenure.
Bereng Mpaki writing in the Lesotho Times provides background on the Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill which seeks to legalise artisanal and small scale mining. This had previously been outlawed by the Mines and Minerals Act, 2005.
The issue of land, especially its redistribution, remains contentious in South Africa 27 years after the formal end of apartheid. Land redistribution was promised at the end of apartheid.
Community leader Nkosinathi Buthelezi said the COVID-19 pandemic had hit the Waterworks informal settlement near Lenasia hard.
O Centro de Ética Energética lançou o concurso Africa@2050 Ficção Climática, uma iniciativa para reunir escritores e pesquisadores com o objetivo de elaborar, de forma colaborativa, soluções inovadoras e de futuro para os desafios colocados pelas mudanças climáticas ao continente africano e ao mundo em geral.
LOCKDOWN restrictions aimed at fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Lesotho have had an unintended adverse negative impact of undermining women's customary land rights, a regional human rights body has found.
The Kingdom of Lesotho recently signed on to the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) extension of the Smallholder Agriculture Development Project (SADP) to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable small-scale farmers.
UNLESS Lesotho governments refrain from the habit of awarding grossly inflated tenders for various infrastructure projects, future generations will be caught up in a massive debt trap which will only impede the country’s development, analysts have warned.
Maseru, Lesotho, 23 October 2020 – The African Risk Capacity (ARC) Group and the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to address persistent climate risks and scale up national disaster risk management and financing efforts.
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