Mrs. Mabatho Nthejane
(District Coordinator Quthing)
Education

MSc Agric (Soil Science),BSc AgricHons (Soil Science),BSc Agric (General) Dep. Agric Ed

Detailed profile
District milestones as per department
FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

The department established big pines and eucalypts plantations, and maintained many indigenous forest patches. There are more than 55 forest plantations biggest found at Ha-Potomane, Leloaleng and Sebapala respectively; 35 orchards (Tele and Lehlakeng being the biggest); 30 active bee-keepers with one semi-commercial farmer at Mt. Moorosi; 46 private nursery owners; and two Government nurseries both in the lowlands and mountainous zones of the district. Wood sales are done only at Mphaki

RANGE MANAGEMENT

The department is mandated to protect and improve rangelands and welands as well as optimizing the production of livestock, as such the department managed to establish the grazing plans in many areas. We have 12 functional village grazing plans schemes and 4 range management areas which are operational

CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT

Quthing as one of the semi-arid district is prone to intensive erosion and water scarcity. The department is putting a tremendous effort in conserving the soil and harvesting water. We constructed more than 150 water tanks and big dams at Tele constituency in order to assist farmers intensify their agricultural production.

 

Physical Address:

Ha Thaba-bosiu
Upper Moyeni

Address:

P.O. Box 94
Quthing 700 Lesotho

Fax:  
Phone:

+266 22750351

E-mail: forestryquthing@gmail.com
Contact person: Mabatho Nthejane

 

 

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