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Mandate and Functions


The Basotho Enterprises Development Corporation (BEDCO) is a parastatal of the government of Lesotho that was established by an Act of Parliament: BEDCO Act No.9 of 1980 (as amended) mandated “to promote the development of Basotho-owned enterprises and of Indigenous entrepreneurial skills and for connected purposes.”

BEDCO fulfills this mandate through facilitating the establishment and growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)s by performing the following functions:

  • Provision of business development support services.

  • Promotion and entrenchment of an entrepreneurial culture in Lesotho.

  • Facilitation of the establishment of incubation services.

  • Advocacy for an enabling regulatory framework and appropriate licensing regime for MSME.

  • Facilitation of access to finance and markets

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Our Key Priority Areas


Meet the Team

Board of Directors


Semethe Ralethe​


Lesotho National Development Corporation

Tebello Thola

Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation

Mpeke Makara

Minopex (LCCI)

Veronica Sekhibane



Mphahla Metsing

Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security

'Mamatebele Molorane

Ministry Of Small Business,  Cooperative & Marketing 

Nthoto Ramalefane

National University of


Lieketseng Motsamai

Lesotho Manufaturer's Association

Management Team


Idia Penane

Chief Executive Officer


Lemphane Lesoli

Executive Head Enterprise Development

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Ts'epang Tlali

Executive Head Business Enablement


Ts'epang Lethola

Chief Financial Officer


'Malisema Mphi

Human Resource Manager

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Thabiso Sebakiso

Enterprise Development


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Karabelo Maluke

Procurement Manager


'Marosina Foloko

Infrastructure and Project Manager


Ntsoaki Ramphalile

Legal Manager


Thabo Mohaese

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation



Seipati Mahamo

Internal Audit Manager


'Matumelo Chauke

Finance Manager

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Service Areas:

Sebaboleng, Maseru, 100

 + 266-2221-6100

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