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Ts’ehlanyane National Park

Ts’ehlanyane National Parks is located in the Lesotho Highlands Area, which is adorned with some of the most outstanding natural assets our Kingdom of Lesotho has to offer. These treasures are protected under several statutes including the National Environment Act, No. 10 of 2008, which is based on the principles that every person in Lesotho… Continue reading Ts’ehlanyane National Park

Sehlabathebe National Park and World Heritage Site.

Sehlabathebe National Park (SNP) and World Heritage Site (WHS) is the Kingdom of Lesotho’s oldest protected area and first WHS. SNP is located in the Qacha’s Nek District of Lesotho on the eastern edge of the Maloti Mountains at an altitude ranging from 2,200m to 2,600m above sea level. The 6,500ha SNP WHS together with… Continue reading Sehlabathebe National Park and World Heritage Site.

Liphofung Cave and Cultural Heritage Site

Liphofung Cave and Cultural Heritage Site is endowed with rich cultural, historical, and archaeological heritage, dating back to as early as the Late Stone Age. These treasures are generally protected under several statutes. The National Heritage Resources Act, No. 8 of 2012 makes provisions for the conservation and safeguarding of tangible and intangible heritage resources.… Continue reading Liphofung Cave and Cultural Heritage Site

Bokong Nature Reserve

Bokong Nature Reserve is located in the Lesotho Highlands Area, which is adorned with some of the most outstanding natural assets our Kingdom of Lesotho has to offer. These treasures are protected under several statutes including the National Environment Act, No. 10 of 2008, which is based on the principles that every person in Lesotho… Continue reading Bokong Nature Reserve

COMPACT

Following the inscription of Maloti Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site (MDPWHS) in 2013, the process of development of the COMPACT Site Strategy started and was finalized in 2019. The purpose of COMPACT is to engage in innovative models for engaging communities in conservation and shared governance of World Heritage sites and other protected areas and… Continue reading COMPACT

BIOPAMA

The aim of the project was to undertake Site level Assessment of Governance and Equity (SAGE) and Integrated Management Effectiveness Tool (IMET) trainings for Sehlabathebe National Park (SNP),WDPA ID 7447. The two assessments tools identified interventions for management strategies, how decisions are made, who are the actors to influence the decisions, and the responsibilities and… Continue reading BIOPAMA

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)

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