Climate change and future crop suitability in Lesotho

The Climate Risk Analysis report provides an analysis of inter alia i) the current and future climate characteristics of Lesotho; ii) the potential change in the suitability of various crops under projected climate changes; and iii) potential risks and economic impacts related to climate change, as well as potential adaptation options and opportunities to increase climate resilience. The following report provides a brief summary of highlighted results for Lesotho, including: i) projected changes to temperature and precipitation as a result of climate change; and ii) impacts of climate change on the future suitability of several major crops and resulting impacts on production across each of the country’s ten Districts.