The Minister of Development Planning Honourable Selibe Mochoboroane launches the Lesotho Development Assessment (DFA) Report.
The report is a product of the joint programme on Economic and Financial Management Integration for Sustainable Development (JP-EFMIS).
“The programme is intended to promote integrated planning and financing for sustainable development to accelerate achievement of SDGs
The programme further aims to support the Government of Lesotho in the establishment of functional public financial management ecosystem which will be instrumental in the attainment of the SDGs and national development priorities as outlined in the NSDP II.” Explained Hon. Mochoboroane.
Moreover, Honourable Minister said as a result, the achievement of the SDGs and NSDP calls for innovative mechanisms of financing the aspirations of the people of Lesotho.
He further noted that the findings of the report will serve as a blueprint towards a more integrated approach to financing by linking the planning and budgetary processes.
“Integrated financing will render good governance, accountable institutions and economic growth amongst others. It will further set an environment that accommodates broader participation of the citizens in driving economic growth.” Said Hon Mochoboroane.
In conclusion, he expressed his gratitude to Development Partners for the genuine support and partnership rendered to Lesotho.