The case study strategy and viable systems modelling (VSM) can be used to understand and analyse the structures and processes of a cadastral system. This article presents and analyses the current, pre-reform, cadastral system of Lesotho using this methodology. The findings suggest that the current cadastral system in Lesotho has the potential to function effectively while maintaining self-identity, even under government bureaucracy administration, and without the introduction of an entirely new structure… (more)