Our Motto: People first, our minerals, our future
Motto: People first, our minerals, our future
The Christian Council of Lesotho advocates for the implementation of the African Mining Vision Action Plan (AMV AP) in Lesotho. The extractives industries programme aims to ensure that environment, community, water are secured and to promote contribution and dialogue. There is always breakdown in trust between the community, government and mining companies due to lack of accountability, transparency and responsibility. Through this programme, the Council will engage the government to overcome the following challenges:
We seek to ensure that:
We want transparency, accountability and moreover we want increased participation of the communities.
The CCL has been assisted by different partners for a while to carry its mandate and promote peace building efforts. Most support has been in the area of mediation and dialogue, and appreciated limited direct financial support occasionally.