Effects of Conservation Agriculture and Home Gardening in Mafeteng District

18 October 2017

Beneficiaries of the Protection and Restoration of Livelihoods programme, a collaboration between FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) were assisted with agricultural inputs such as: 10kg of Open Pollinated Seed Varieties (OPV) maize seeds, 5Kg of OVP bean seeds, 5kg of grazing vetch seeds, fertilizer/peas seeds and 300g of 6 varieties of vegetable seeds, Home Gardening and Nutrition handouts and a 4 x 4m shade net to protect crops against extreme weather conditions. 

’M’e ’Malerato Makoae, 64 years of age beneficiary, highlights how she has benefited from the programme. 

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