Governance | leadership | democratic consolidation

Economic, social and governance framework

Cyber Security Summit Lesotho 2022

Policy research | Policy analysis | Policy advocacy | Economic development

Winter School 2023

Sustainable Governance Summit 2023

Entrepreneurship | organisational culture | value creation

Communications, marketing and public relations practitioners' Conference 2023

Captains of Industry Forum 2023

30 Years of Press Freedom, what has been achieved?

Digital Literacy and Digital Governance

Who we are

The Governance Institute for Sustainable Development is an independent think tank that:

  •  promotes adherence to good governance principles
  •  promotes effective leadership and instills a culture of entrepreneurship,
  •  advocates for creation of effective organizational culture within organisations, value creation and employee satisfaction,
  • undertakes policy analysis, policy analysis, policy advocacy and effective economic development,
  • builds the capacity of leaders in various spheres - political, business and other leadership

Our Vision


  •  Adherence to the cardinal tenets of good governance by organizations and companies for future generations to meet their own needs and aspiration.


  •  A think-tank and management consultancy firm of global choice in advancing the cause of good governance, effective leadership and research.

Our Mission

  • Embracing good governance practices by organizations and companies
    and open dialogue on governance issues in Lesotho.
  • Assessment of public, private and civil society organizations' governance score cards.
  • Capacity-building of young leaders to prepare them for future political and business leaders and to ensure women and youth participation in the economy,
  • Building intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship spirits within private and public enterprises for optional growth and plough back to society,
  • Researching several areas to produce credible and testable data which contributes to economic and policy decisions informed by empirical data,

Our Goal

  • ......a nation that is good governance savvy in practice and which has the future
    generations at the hindsight in all its operations

Our Programmes

A vehicle for achieving goals and objectives

Dialogue Debate Programme

Effective Leadership Programme

Women and Youth Development Programme

Our Projects

Carefully planned enterprises for achieving a particular goal & aim

What we achieved


    Promoting governance

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    Research & development

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    Dialogue, debates and information exchange

    Youth for change development progarmme

Advent of young leaders occupying political space to replace old guard

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Our Strategic Focus Areas


Governance, leadership & democratic consolidation

▪ Corporate governance savvy organizations and institutions 
▪ Effective, exemplary and inspirational leadership 
▪ Empowered youth who are inspired to become responsive & responsible future citizens 
▪ Culture of dialogue and debate for consensus-building within society 
▪ Political and electoral governance,
▪ e-governance and e-business for economic growth & development
▪ Women development for futures,
▪ Dialogue and debates for consensus-building 

Entrepreneurship, organizational culture & value creation

▪ Efficient organizations and institutions with a capable human capital base
▪ Transforming societies into entrepreneurs,
▪ Entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace,
▪ Good corporate culture change in the workplace,
▪ Effective human capital analysis, development and promotion,
▪ Private sector development for competitiveness,
▪ Value-creation through ICT absorption and adaptation,
▪ Effective internal business processes within organizations,
▪ Strategic thinking, planning and implementation facilitation 
▪ Ethical and professional practices within organizations and institutions

Policy research, analysis, advocacy and economic development

▪ National and sectoral/organizational policy analysis, 
▪ Policy research and analysis and proposing policy alternatives ,
▪ Smart partnerships for economic development and community inclusivity,
▪ Conducting opinion polls for a variety of issues,
▪ Bringing youth and women on board in economic development,
▪ Promoting an effective economic governance architecture for Lesotho,
▪ Promoting effective financial management for Lesotho,
▪ Developing and publishing policy briefs and policy insights,
▪ Micro and macroeconomic assessment and analysis and promotion of fiscal 
prudence in Lesotho

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