- Lesotho should increase public agriculture expenditure as share of total public expenditure in line with the Malabo Declaration commitments, and stem the decline in the area of irrigated land.
- The country should do more to integrate the youth and women in agricultural value chains.
- The country should strengthen agriculture data collection and management systems (monitoring and evaluation) to ensure that missing indicators are reported in the next round of the Biennial Review.
Lesotho scores 3.7/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.
Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country
Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention
opportunities in agriculture value chains.
Overall country score: 3.41
2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration
|Malabo Commitments Areas (T)||Commitments Categories (C)|
|No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress||No.||Item||Score||Mimimum Score||progress|
|1||Re-committing to CAADP Process||4.44||3.33||On Track|
|1||Completing National CAADP Process||1.43||3.33||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance||4.83||3.33||On Track|
|3||Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support||7.06||3.33||On Track|
|2||Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture||3.3||6.67||Not on Track|
|1||Public Expenditure in Agriculture||6.60||10.00||Not on Track|
|2||Enhancing access to finance||0.00||3.33||Not on Track|
|3||Ending Hunger by 2025||2.38||3.71||Not on Track|
|1||Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies||4.62||5.53||Not on Track|
|2||Doubling agricultural Productivity||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|4||Strengthening Social Protection||4.32||10.00||Not on Track|
|5||Improving Food security and Nutrition||2.98||1.00||On Track|
|4||Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 2025||0.05||2.06||Not on Track|
|1||Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction||0.00||3.25||Not on Track|
|2||Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains||0.00||1.00||Not on Track|
|3||Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains||0.19||1.00||Not on Track|
|4||Women participation in Agri-business||0.00||3.00||Not on Track|
|5||Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities||5.19||1||On Track|
|1||Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services||10.00||1.00||On Track|
|2||Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions||0.38||1.00||Not on Track|
|6||Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability||3.34||6||Not on Track|
|1||Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks||0.00||2.00||Not on Track|
|2||Investment in resilience building||6.67||10.00||Not on Track|
|7||Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results||7.52||4.78||On Track|
|1||Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E||5.56||1.00||On Track|
|2||Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability||7.50||3.33||On Track|
|3||Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process||9.50||10.00||Not on Track|