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Lesotho National Biosafety Committee Study Tour to Republic of South Africa

16 – 19 October 2017, Pretoria, South Africa The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) undertook a study tour to the Republic of South Africa with the objective to strengthen the capacity… Continue reading Lesotho National Biosafety Committee Study Tour to Republic of South Africa

Schools fairs and Events

08 – 09 November 2016, Roads Directorate Training Centre, Teyateyaneng, Berea The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) in collaboration with Berea Geography Association held national school competitions of biotechnology and biosafety.… Continue reading Schools fairs and Events

Workshop for Media Practitioners on Effective Communication of Biotechnology and Biosafety

11 – 13 December 2017, The Castle Rock, Mohale’s Hoek The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) conducted a workshop for Media Practitioners on effective communication of biotechnology and biosafety and the… Continue reading Workshop for Media Practitioners on Effective Communication of Biotechnology and Biosafety

Workshop to Mainstream Biotechnology and Biosafety into Training Courses (Curriculum)

The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) in collaboration with National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) of the Ministry of Education and Training organised a series of workshops for teachers from ten (10)… Continue reading Workshop to Mainstream Biotechnology and Biosafety into Training Courses (Curriculum)

Workshop for Customs and Border Control Officers on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

23 – 24 November 2016, Orion Lodge, Leribe The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) conducted a workshop for customs and border control officers on Multilateral Environmental Agreements, with the aim to;… Continue reading Workshop for Customs and Border Control Officers on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Workshop for Civil Society Organisations on Public Access to Information and Participation in Decision-Making on Approval of Genetically Modified Organisms

08 – 09 November 2016, Roads Directorate Training Centre, Teyateyaneng, Berea The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) conducted a workshop for Civil Society Organisations on public access to information and participation… Continue reading Workshop for Civil Society Organisations on Public Access to Information and Participation in Decision-Making on Approval of Genetically Modified Organisms

Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework of Lesotho (NBF) – Four Years (2011 – 2015 extended to 2018)

Scope The Project, Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework for Lesotho, was designed to build capacity to implement the Biosafety Legislation of Lesotho and to meet Lesotho’s international obligations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. The was implemented between July 2011 and July 2018, with the following objectives; To integrate biosafety and biotechnology… Continue reading Support for the Implementation of National Biosafety Framework of Lesotho (NBF) – Four Years (2011 – 2015 extended to 2018)

National launch of MCP ICLT

15 June 2018, Lesotho National Convention Centre, Maseru The Honourable Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture, Hon. Motlohi Maliehe launched the Multi Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacities on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision Making on the 15th June 2018. The project is intended to strengthen institutional and human capacities for living modified… Continue reading National launch of MCP ICLT

Training of Laboratory Personnel on 7500 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

30 September – 03 October 2019, National University of Lesotho, Roma The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through the Multi Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacities on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision Making (MCP-ICLT), funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) conducted a training 7500 Real Time Polymerase… Continue reading Training of Laboratory Personnel on 7500 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

National Training of Lesotho laboratory personnel on Soft Skills

06 – 07 May 2019, Blue Mountain Inn, Teyateyaneng, Berea The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, through Multi Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacities on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision Making, funded by United Nations Environment Programme – Global Environment Facility (UNEP/GEF) held a national training on soft skills for laboratory personnel… Continue reading National Training of Lesotho laboratory personnel on Soft Skills