A Glimpse into the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Workshop

By: Koena Mokobocho

To improve the financial foundation of Lesotho, the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) organized a strategy workshop on April 8, 2024. This marks an important moment for the country’s business community.

Attendees included members, district-level consultants, and various industry stakeholders.

The workshop’s main event was the release of a comprehensive resource mobilization plan, a result of coordinated efforts by both local and international industry experts.

The presentation was led by Mapaseka Ntili, a local consultant for Trade Smart Consultant Limited Kenya, captured cooperative cooperation between foreign partner TFO Canada and local organization, LCCI.

The plan emphasizes a mutually beneficial relationship between sustainable development and economic empowerment, in addition to outlining a resource mobilization plan. Ideas explored included means for the chamber to sustain itself while serving stakeholders.

One idea echoes sustainability and collaboration. It is the chamber’s plan to host hygiene campaigns.

Testament to LCCI’s commitment to transparency and inclusivity is the workshop’s act of transcending organizational boundaries. LCCI invited media representatives to proactively partake in the proceedings.

This gesture underscored the chamber’s unwavering dedication to fostering an environment of accountability and open dialogue—a catalyst for collective progress.

Further discussions veered towards actionable insights and pragmatic solutions, underpinned by a shared vision of propelling Lesotho’s business landscape to greater heights.

A common issue among attendees is inclusivity within the chamber’s strategy. LCCI assures all stakeholders that every group has been accounted for and equality will be nurtured.

By fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and inclusivity, the chamber continues to spearhead initiatives that not only nurture entrepreneurial talent, but also propel Lesotho towards a future defined by sustainable growth and prosperity.

In the annals of Lesotho’s economic evolution, the workshop is a beacon of hope—a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of collective action. As LCCI forges ahead on its mission to empower the nation’s business landscape, one thing remains abundantly clear: the journey towards prosperity is paved with collaboration, innovation, and unwavering resolve.

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