- Created: Tuesday, 13 October 2015 06:03
MASERU- Lesotho will join the rest of the world on the 16th October to celebrate World Food Day, Lereko Masupha, the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security said in an interview with Informative.
The celebration at national level will be held at Rothe, Tholoan’a Lerato in the Maseru district, explained Masupha.
He said the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security ’Mapalesa Mothokho is expected to deliver the keynote speech while the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) representative in Lesotho is also expected to deliver his speech.
Masupha reiterated that other Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are also expected to take part in the celebrations.
Meanwhile, Lereko highlighted that as part of celebration of the day, new technologies in agriculture that are meant to empower farmers, especially in the fight against Climate Change, will be displayed.
He said there were already some identified farmers who are going to showcase their agricultural products.