Africa and Medical Cannabis

The kingdom of Lesotho has emerged as an unlikely hotspot for global cannabis companies.

In 2017, Lesotho became the first African nation to legalize the growth of cannabis for medicinal and research purposes. As the first African country to legalize production for medical purposes, it has the first mover advantage to become one of the key players in the global cannabis industry.

Why Lesotho?

High quality, low cost cannabis due to its expertise in high altitude cultivation.

A knowledgeable and skilled labor force

Supportive forward-looking Government policies.

Investment ready licensed cannabis producers.

Highest Quality Cannabis

The preliminary laboratory results from licensed growers show several landrace strains as well as a myriad of alkaloids, including Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) which is regarded as the Rolls Royce of Cannabis – an extremely rare cannabinoid found only in this part of Africa & a few selected areas in Asia.

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5 Reasons you should consider investing in the Kingdom of Lesotho

For many investors, Africa is regarded to as the last frontier or the next big thing in global economy. While some part of the region has been devastated by war and regime changes, others have seen sturdy governance supported by open business and governmental practices which are conducive for investors.

Social – Impact Investment on Medical Grade Cannabis in Africa?

Lesotho became the first country in Africa to legalize and start the exploration of medical grade cannabis. Which is good news for investors that gravitate towards investments that generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside financial returns.