The structure of the final NDPC report from Plenary II deliberations is a collation of the thematic reports that were distilled by Experts from all the dialogue reports from Plenary I, from In-District Consultations, from the Diaspora Consultations and from all written submissions that came from various sectors of society. This compendium that comes in seven separate thematic chapters contains the essence of the reform agenda as articulated by joint sittings of all stakeholders that were identified by the NDPC as representing the cross-section of Lesotho society.
The Lesotho Accelerator team visited Mafeteng district for a general solution safari, to observe and understand innovations and livelihood patterns at community level.
This Human Development Report (HDR), which pioneers a more precise way to measure countries’ socioeconomic progress, says that just as the gap in basic living standards is narrowing, with an unprecedented number of people escaping poverty, hunger and disease, the necessities to thrive have evolved. New inequalities are becoming more pronounced, particularly around tertiary education, and the seismic effects of technology and the climate crisis.
The 2019 Human Development Report is the latest in the series of global Human Development Reports published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since 1990 as independent, analytically and empirically grounded discussions of major development issues, trends and policies.
Lesotho’s Upper House, the Senate, passed the Lesotho National Reforms Bill paving way for Royal Assent to legitimize it as law. This move constitutes a critical safeguard measure for Lesotho National Dialogue and Reforms Process.
“The Lesotho army has the primary mandate to defend the sovereignty and protect the independence of Lesotho including the citizens’ human rights but this mandate is not achievable in isolation. The LDF has to work collectively with other sister security entities to achieve this mandate.”

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2,007,201

Population

1.2%

GDP Growth rate

56years

life expectancy at birth

32.8%

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