Authority to implement plan to protect Lesotho’s local heritage

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has appointed PSG Heritage Solutions to develop and implement a comprehensive cultural heritage plan that will protect and manage Lesotho’s rich cultural heritage during the construction and operation of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands water project. Valued at M27-million, the project will span five years and is aimed at protecting burial sites; Stone Age occupation sites, mainly in rock shelters; settlements dating back to the Iron Age, some of which are still inhabited; and rock art.