The natural resources of Lesotho include
Water is the main natural resource and the country is located in the Orange River basin.
Agricultural covers an area of 23120 square kilometres. That is arable land; land under permanent
crops and under permanent pastures.
There are 39 known kimberlite pipes and 366 kimberlite blows and dykes in the country of which
24 have been shown to be diamondiferous in areas of Letseng diamond mine, Lighobong diamond
Lesotho has two National Parks that is Sehlabathebe National Park, Ts’ehlanyane National Park.
Wildlife found in these National Parks includes; Fauna: Sloggett’s Vlei Rat, Cape Clawless Otter,
Black-backed Jackal, Rock Dassie, Smith’s Red Rock Hare, Porcupine, Caracal, Rhebok, Mountain
Rhebuck, Common Eland, Baboons and Serval Cat.
Other natural resources include;