- African Development Bank Group on Lesotho (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
Basic economic indicators and links to other "country operations" reports.
- AllAfrica.Com News on Lesotho (AllAfrica Global Media, Ltd., Washington, DC)
Selected current and recent news on Lesotho from local news sources, other African news bureaus, and UN agencies. Warning
: a paid subscription is required to view news stories older than 30 days.
--See also: Public eye (Online)
and IRIN News
- Central Bank of Lesotho (Maseru, Lesotho)
- Constitution of Lesotho (1993) PDF format (Lesotho Government Online, Maseru, Lesotho)
- Demographic and Health Surveys on Lesotho (2004) (Calverton, Maryland)
- Directory of Development Organizations: Lesotho (2011) (Bert Wesselink, The Netherlands?) PDF format.
- ELDIS Country Profiles (Electronic Development and Environment Information System, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
Search for Lesotho: This service compiles and indexes links to online full texts (requiring Adobe Acrobat PDF), related web sites, and print publications in the IDS library on a variety of subjects pertaining to Lesotho, especially in the fields of agricultural economics, trade, health, governance, and education.
- FAO Aquastat Programme -- Lesotho, 2005 (Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy)
A brief profile on water resources in Lesotho. "The 'thirst' for water data is ever increasing and there is indeed considerable demand for data on rural water use from national governments and development agencies. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations initiated an activity in 1993 to meet this demand with particular focus on irrigation. This resulted in the AQUASTAT Programme, the objective of which is to generate rural water use data at country level in a systematic manner."
-- See also: Lesotho in the FAO Document Repository
- International Bureau of Education = Bureau de l'Education International: Lesotho (UNESCO, Geneva, Switzerland)
- The International Monetary Fund: Lesotho Country Info (Washington, DC)
Summaries, full length reports, and recent news. Note:
Some documents are in PDF format, requiring Adobe Acrobat
- International Rivers Network: Lesotho Campaign and Reports, 1994-- (Berkeley, California)
"IRN supports local communities working to protect their rivers and watersheds. We work to halt destructive river development projects, and to encourage equitable and sustainable methods of meeting needs for water, energy and flood management."
- IRIN--Integrated Regional Information Network on Lesotho (See United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs below)
- Lesotho Council of NGOs: programmes and newsletter, 2005-early 2008. (Maseru)
- The Lesotho Government Online (Maseru, Lesotho)
- Lesotho National Assembly (Maseru, Lesotho)
- Lesotho Web Page (University of Pennsylvania)
- MBendi AfroPaedia: Lesotho (MBendi Information Services, South Africa)
A basic economic & investment profile.
- National Information and Communications Infrastructure for Sustainable Development in Africa: Lesotho, 1999 (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
General background, Internet connectivity data, and project information.
- National University of Lesotho, Roma
- Public eye. (Online) -- Maseru, Lesotho: Public Eye, 1997-
Current and recent articles of the electronic version of this daily newspaper.
- Sesotho Web Site (J. Olivier, South Africa)
A basic primer on Southern Sesotho; downloadable dictionary (online version still unavailable). The site also includes background information on history and culture, lists of Sesotho publications, and related links on Lesotho.
- United Nations Development Programme on Lesotho (New York)
- United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: IRIN--Integrated Regional Information Network on Lesotho (Geneva, Switzerland)
Daily and weekly news bulletins for Lesotho and Southern Africa. The "country archive" contains reports since 1999, depending on the country.
- UNFPA--United Nations Population Fund: Search for Lesotho Country Indicators, Policy Developments, and Overview (New York)
- United States Agencies on Lesotho (Washington, DC)
- The World Bank on Lesotho (Washington, DC)