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Lesotho’s Dangerous Water Gamble

13 October 2022 by Pascalinah Kabi  Bertha Foundation Fellow A confidential report that flags harmful levels of toxic mining effluent in Lesotho’s key rivers feeding the Lesotho Water Highlands Project (LWHP) has raised uncomfortable questions in the government and set the cat among the pigeons in cabinet, as ministries shift the blame [...]

How South Africa’s Water Needs Plunged Lesotho Into Food Insecurity

1 August 2022 by Pascalinah Kabi  Bertha Foundation Fellow  Landlocked Lesotho, is currently experiencing severe food insecurity as a result of a deal to meet neighbouring South Africa’s ever-increasing water needs.  The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) was billed as one that would bolster Lesotho’s position in the regional political economy and [...]