Lesotho now implementing Phytosanitary Border Inspection

29 Jan 2019

The Kingdom of Lesotho has recently implemented the Phytosanitary Border Inspection Project within it’s borders. This will ensure that all importers and exporters of agricultural goods must now fully declare their products with the aim of limiting the introduction of alien pests (insects, foreign seeds/weeds and nematodes, etc.) which may have significant negative economical and/or food security impacts on the country. This is inline with World Trade Organisation (WTO) requirements, a body that Lesotho formally joined in 1995. For more information regarding the project please visit in the links below.   

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