Smallholder Agriculture Development Project II​
The proposed duration of project implementation is estimated at seven years to enable satisfactory implementation of proposed activities and achievement of the PDO.
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The Project Comprises of Four Components.
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The Project Covers Ten Districts of Lesotho.
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Project Development Objective

The project development objective is to support the increased adoption of climate smart agricultural technologies in Lesotho’s agriculture, enhanced commercialization and improved dietary diversity among targeted beneficiaries.

PDO Level Indicators

The following key indicators will measure progress toward the PDO.  Additional gender and youth indicators will also be used as detailed in the Results Framework.

  • Land area brought under climate-smart agriculture and sustainable landscape management
  • Increased household commercialization levels in project area
  • Farmers adopting improved agricultural practices
  • Households with increased dietary diversity (disaggregated by women and children)

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Main Objective

  • To support private Investment (Businesses) in Productivity
  • Enhancement of Climate Smart Agricultural Technology
  • Commercialization of Agriculture
  • Innovation

Investment Areas

  • Protected Agriculture – Shade nets , Low tunnels and Greenhouses
  • Improved Commercial Breeds – Poultry , Ram breeding ,Goats breeding and Rabbits breeding stock.
  • Water Conservation – Irrigation systems and Water collection tanks
  • Processing and Value adding initiates – Milling , Butcheries ,Simba Production , Tannery , Fruit drying , dairy processed products , Woolshed Equipment , Juice and Jam Production and Beekeeping initiatives.

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