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National Strategic Development Plan 2012/2013-2016/2017

Government of Lesotho Country Resources Development and Poverty Strategies Lesotho March 2012 Policy document development, millennium development goal

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The NSDP is organized into eight chapters. Chapter 1 covers the background,
providing a brief development review based on National vision 2020 targets
and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Plan objectives.
Chapter 2 provides the context within which the plan was developed, mainly
highlighting key population dynamics, natural setting, economic performance,
international outlook and major challenges and opportunities facing Lesotho.
Chapter 3 defines the growth strategy, including the growth diagnostics,
growth strategy, sources of growth and economic growth scenarios. Chapter 4
presents the macroeconomic framework and compares simulations of the
three growth scenarios and key economic projections up to 2020, which is the
last year of implementation for National Vision 2020. Chapter 5 shifts to the
strategic framework which outlines the main sector or thematic area
objectives and strategic actions under the six NSDP strategic goals. Chapter 6
brings out key cross-cutting issues. Chapter 7 sets out the implementation


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