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Land Husbandry Act, 1969 (No. 22 of 1969).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
1969
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to control and improve, in respect of agricultural land, the use of land, soil conservation, water resources, irrigation and certain agricultural practices, and to provide for incidental or connected matters.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Environment gen., Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Agricultural development Farming Sustainable use Pastoralism Ecosystem preservation Land-use planning Soil conservation/soil improvement Erosion Inspection Offences/penalties Grazing/transhumance Water shortage/drought Irrigation
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

The Act provides for soil conservation and livestock control. It harmonizes soil conservation activities in agriculture, livestock management and proper management of water resources. The Act contains provisions on range management and grazing control for communities to manage range resources in a sustainable manner, guaranteeing equal access.

Full text
English
Website
www.environment.gov.ls

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Range Management and Grazing Control Regulations 1980 (No. 30 of 1980).

Legislation | Lesotho | 1980

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Pastoralism, Ecosystem preservation, Afforestation/reforestation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Erosion, Grazing/transhumance, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Crops/grasses, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Land Husbandry (Amendment) Act (No. 19 of 1974).

Legislation | Lesotho | 1975

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Pollution control, Land-use planning, Agricultural land, Grazing/transhumance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX