Preparations for the agricultural census in Lesotho

report from a short-term mission, March-April, 1989 by Ragnar BjoМ€rck

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  • Agricultural surveys -- Lesotho.

Edition Notes

StatementRagnar Björck, Ulf Olsson.
SeriesLesstat ;, 1989:6
ContributionsOlsson, Ulf, 1939-
LC ClassificationsS494.5.E8 B55 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings ) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1328022M
LC Control Number92207395

agriculture employs more people than any other sector in Lesotho and provides principal means of livelihoods for about 90 percent of the country’s rural population. While 55 percent of the population is landless, arable agriculture contributes about 10 percent to the national GDP (Chakela ). The cropping sector is dominated by smallholder. Lesotho is one of the smallest countries in Africa in terms of both geographical size and population. It covers an area of around 30, square kilometers with a population estimated at million. The country has a unique geographical location; it is entirely surrounded by South Agriculture, which is the backbone of the rural economy and. The food industry is a complex, global collective of diverse businesses that supplies most of the food consumed by the world's population. [ citation needed ] Only subsistence farmers, those who survive on what they grow, and hunter-gatherers can be considered outside the scope of the modern food industry. “The census is going ahead as planning activities such as mapping and pilot preparations are currently underway with the actual census scheduled to take place in August ,” he said. Zambia has held five censuses since so far with the last one held in Author: CGTN Africa.

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Preparation of Agricultural Census Frame Master sampling frame of Enumeration Areas (EAs) was constructed using the Lesotho Population and Housing census. An adjacent 2 or more EAs from the total of 4, EAs were combined to form PSUs.

The size of a PSU. The agricultural census in Lesotho--computer system, tabulation plan, sample design, and field procedures: Report from a short-term mission, April 16 - May 5, (Lesstat) [Ulf Olsson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Ulf Olsson.

The / Lesotho Agricultural Census revealed that majority of farming household heads (,) had primary education, followed by higher education (form ) with 21, The least number of heads () had post graduate level of education, while 42 did not have any education in.

Agricultural year: Agricultural year in Lesotho commences on the 1st of August and ends on the 31st of July of the following year. Census: This is the total enumeration of people, holding or animals and related characteristics, within defined boundaries at a specified period of time.

There is a pressing need to commercialise agriculture in Lesotho, and Government has prioritised this as an important part of its growth strategy. Efforts to promote investment have been intensified, with agro opportunities to be found in crop farming, aquaculture, horticulture, livestock and food processing.

The main agricultural products are maize, wheat, pulses, sorghum, barley and livestock. However, being mostly mountainous and with only about 10% of the land workable for cultivation, the country is more suited to livestock than arable farming.

Lesotho - Agricultural sector review: Main report (English) Abstract. This review has three purposes: (i) describe the agricultural sector and understand the causes of its poor performance; (ii) examine potential demands and propose a tentative strategy for meeting them.

Lesotho - Agricultural sector review (English) Abstract. Although agriculture in Lesotho is a low-yield, high-risk occupation, and alternative sources of relatively high income exist for those who live on the land, it is a relatively important sector in the country.

Lesotho relies on South Africa for much of its economic activity; Lesotho imports 85% of the goods it consumes from South Africa, including most agricultural inputs. Households depend heavily on remittances from family members working in South Africa in mines, on farms, and as domestic workers, though mining employment has declined substantially since the s.

zones for different types of agricultural developments. The population census estimated Lesotho’s population at million. This represents an annual increase of % from the population ofat Independence in Over 60 per cent of the population lives in the four districts (Leribe, Berea, and Maseru & Mafeteng).

and necessary preparations in the event of a likely food shortage. This report is prepared by Agriculture and Food Security Statistics Division (AFSD).

To whom I would like to pay special thanks for their valuable contribution during data collection, processing, analysis and report writing. Lesotho has three main academic institutions in Lesotho related to agriculture, and none of them is a regular provider of extension services to the farmers.

However, their academic and training programs in agricultural extension and related subjects make important contribution to the. Lesotho - Agriculture Agriculture employs a modest 57 percent of the labor force, mostly on subsistence farms. This figure is lower than similar developing countries as the mountain environment offers less terrain for growing crops and many adult males work in South African mines.

agriculture. An increase in erratic weather has caused big losses in food crops. Lesotho experienced a terrible drought inand was hit by heavy rainfall in The decline in agriculture production is one of the main causes of poverty in rural areas.

The majority of Lesotho’s population lives in. AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA 13 To prepare for the future, it is important to draw lessons from the Libya 11, Lesotho The agricultural population in Africa stands at million peo.

The population estimated to be million according to the census, is growing at about % per Smallholder farmers whose farms are generally less than 1 ha in size dominate the agricultural production in Lesotho. The major crops grown in Lesotho in the order of importance are maize, sorghum, wheat, beans and peas.

Periodic droughts have a serious effect on Lesotho's majority rural population as many people living outside of urban areas rely on subsistence farming or small scale agriculture as their primary source of income.

Droughts in Lesotho are exacerbated by poor agricultural practices as well as high rates of Capital and largest city: Maseru, 29°28′S 27°56′E /.

Over 80 percent of the population live in the lowlands where soil conditions are more favorable for agriculture. The western border of Lesotho has one of the highest population densities in Africa.

Maseru (ma-SAY-roo), population ofis the capital city, located in this western border area. UNICEF is committed to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family – and especially children and young people.

Lesotho is also home to a Zulu minority, a small population of Asian or mixed ancestry, and a European community that is dominated by expatriate teachers, missionaries, aid workers, technicians, and development advisers.

Dataset Records for Bureau of Statistics (Lesotho) Provider (7) Contributor (20) Displaying 1 - 7 of 7. Lesotho Population and Housing Census - IPUMS. Census: De facto - De jure - Household - Individual - Interview - Nationally representative - Urban-rural representative.

Nov 14,  · Lesotho / Agricultural Census: Legal and institutional framework 1. Regional Roundtable on World Programme for the Census of Agriculture Nairobi, Kenya, September Lesotho / Agricultural Census: Legal and institutional framework Technical session 18 (1) 1 Mathato Masemene Nomzwakhe Sephoko Mapitso Siimane Chief Statistician Statistician.

The Lesotho General Certificate of Secondary Education (LGCSE) syllabus is a two year programme of study which builds up on the foundation of the three year Junior Certificate programme.

This syllabus will impart to learners the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills, therefore preparing learners for tertiary institutions and self.

Agriculture contributes around 17% to GDP and continues to be among the most important and success-ful sectors in India. Around 58% of the Indian population depend on agriculture for their livelihood.

Apart from delivering the local industries with top quality raw materials for processing, agriculture provides almost 10% of total export earnings. THE CONSTITUTION OF LESOTHO CHAPTER 1 THE KINGDOM AND ITS CONSTITUTION 1.

The Kingdom and its territory (1) Lesotho shall be a sovereign democratic kingdom. (2) The territory of Lesotho shall comprise all the areas that immediately before 4th October were comprised in the former Colony of Basutoland together.

Maize (Zea mays L.) is the most important grain crop in South Africa and is produced throughout the country under diverse environments. Successful maize production depends on the correct application of production inputs that will sustain the environment as well as agricultural production.

These inputs are, inter alia, adapted. Download a text file containing the ENTIRE Schedule B book. NOTE: If you select ASCII FILE (the one that's not compressed), the file will load in your browser like any web document.

Select SAVE from your browser's FILE menu, and save to file to your hard drive. Source: U.S. Census. / Lesotho agricultural census. Maseru, Lesotho: Bureau of Statistics: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lesotho.

Bureau of Statistics. vi AFRICA AGRICULTURE STATUS REPORT Preface Agriculture is a proven path to prosperity. No region of the world has developed a diverse, modern economy without first establishing a successful foundation in agriculture.

This is going to be critically true for Africa where, today, close to 70% of the population is involved in agriculture as. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Lesotho agricultural production survey, crops in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. E. G. Rwambali, Extensionist & Rural Sociologist, Lecturer, National University of Lesotho, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Sechaba Consultants, Maseru, Lesotho To access the other Country Issues Papers, or to send comments on them, and to find out more about the work of the Forum for Food Security in Southern Africa, visit.the Ministry of Agriculture through a nation-wide agricultural data collection system and by various other central and state government Departments, the edition includes key indicators of Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Householdsmade public in December AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS AT A GLANCE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMME PROJECT COMPLETION REPORT AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT NORTH, EAST AND SOUTH (ONAR) Preparation n/a n/a n/a n/a Appraisal July 2 Senior Agricultural Economist & Principal Economist.