Tilbage

Climate Proofing for smallholder farmers of Lesotho

Organisation:

Denmark Lesotho Network (DLN)

Pulje:

Civilsamfundspuljen

Bevillingstype:

Udviklingsindsats

Projekt start:

01.01.2022

Projekt slut:

31.12.2024

Beviliget beløb:

4.365.838,00 kr.

Samlet buget:

4.365.838,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 2: Stop sult
  • Mål 10: Mindre ulighed
  • Mål 11: Bæredygtige byer og lokalsamfund
  • Mål 13: Klimaindsats

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Lesotho

Lokale partnere:

  • Rural Self-help Development Association (RSDA)

Resume:

The long-standing partnership between RSDA and Denmark Lesotho Network has consistently supported smallholder farmers and their organisations in Lesotho, most recently through the Lesotho Agriculture and Food Forum (LAFF) platform, elevating farmers voices and providing a mechanism for advocacy and engagement with national government. RSDA is now well positioned to expand their support to farmers and this intervention seeks to build the resilience of farmers to the climate change impacts which they are increasingly experiencing, and which bring risk of eroding hard won livelihood and poverty reduction gains. The target group (smallholder farmers) as well as the thematic area (agriculture) are heavely impacted by the increasing variability in climate patterns in Lesotho. 60-80% of the popilation in Lesotho depend on the outputs of prodominantly rain-fed, subsistence farming. The nature of their agriculture practices leaves them vulnerable to the increasingly erratic variations in seaso