25th Anniversary Report
RSDA has been supporting small-scale farmers for 25 years. We produced a report that celebrates this milestone.
Leribe Famers Training
This training workshop was attended by 29 farmers from the all resource centre except Pelaneng. Farmers have been able to acquire vast knowledge on the obligation of service providers; the skills, tools and methods of engaging and holding duty bearers accountable and responsive and will be able to create networks amongst themselves to build a collective and impactful voice for change.
Mohale’s Hoek Famers Training | March 2016
The training on governance, social accountability was highly impressed with the 100% attendance and represented 8 major commodities namely; piggery, cereal production, live-stock, forestry, vegetables, chicken, potatoes and dairy and 8 Resource Centres. e training majorly intended to strengthen the district farmers’ platforms/forum ability to engage the government and other stakeholders in agricultural service delivery. e district farmers’ forum is a representation of various farmers groups and associations based on commodities produced in the district. For instance, livestock, piggery, maize, poultry etc. each commodity is represented by 5 committee members on the district farmers’ platform/forum.
Training of Berea Business Forum on Governance and Social Accountability
The training of Berea Business Forum (BBF) on governance and social accountability was intended to equip participants with knowledge and skills that would strengthen the district forum’s platform, ability to engage with the government and other stakeholders in Agro-business service delivery. e participants in the training were represented by various sectors based on commodities produced in the district that included, agriculture, textile and hospitality, who shared and discussed issues affecting their Agro-business sector and the challenges of working closely with the government, private sectors and other stakeholders engaged in ensuring the better Agro-business service delivery.
Training of Maseru District Agricultural Unity on Governance, Social Accountability and Leadership | April 2016
The training of Maseru District Agricultural Unity on governance and social accountability was held at Aloes Guest house, Sehlabeng sauathe from 19th-21st April. It was intended to equip participants with knowledge and skills that would strengthen the district farmers’ platform, ability to engage the government and other stakeholders in agricultural service delivery.
Mazend: A Lesotho Where Everybody’s Right to Quality is Assured | March 2016
At the end of the training, the participants were expected to acquire a new way of making money with little hassle and ease the tension of acquiring loans and the access to have a place where they will save their hard-earned nances at the most convenient possible way ever.
Mohale’s Hoek Famers Forum | March 2016
The platform is also meant to pro- mote commercialisation of agricul- ture in the districts, which means farmers will be volunteering their time to work for their Mohale’s Hoek district.