Lesotho—Cooperation Facility and Visibility and Communication Strategy

Client: European Union

Duration: 2023-2026

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Lesotho

Solutions: Economic Growth

This European Union project aims to operationalize the Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP 2021-2027) and Team Europe Initiatives which foster sustainable socioeconomic development and strengthen partnership between Lesotho and the EU.

The project focuses on promoting financial inclusion and implementing high-priority areas of the MIP, including assisting in Lesotho’s transformation into a greener and more resilient economy, and fostering good governance for a peaceful and just society. Additionally, the project will develop water and sanitation sector policies, regulations, and strategies, while monitoring relevant projects and programs at national and transboundary/regional levels.


Sample Activities

  • Develop water and sanitation policies and regulations
  • Promote financial inclusion
  • Establish and implement the EU’s strategic communication and public diplomacy strategy
  • Raise public awareness and recognition of the EU in Lesotho.


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