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AgroecologyLex is a specialized database on different legal frameworks, policies and programmes concerning agroecology in different countries. It was created in coordination with FAOLEX, which is the largest database on policies and legislation related to agriculture and renewable natural resources in the world.
 
This database is constantly updated. The information provided by the database allows users to have the complete text of the document as well as a detailed abstract of the contents, focused primarily on the purpose and specific objectives, institutional frameworks and main forms of support, in order to support transitions from conventional agriculture to agroecological approaches.

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Law No. 8.366 providing for the State Policy to Support Urban Agriculture.

This Law, consisting of 14 articles, establishes the State Policy to Support Urban Agriculture of the State of Rio de Janeiro. This Policy is part of the Agricultural Policy, in harmony with the urban policy and focused on the food and nutritional security of the population...
Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
2019

Law No. 10.824 providing for the State Policy to Support Urban Agriculture.

The State Policy will contribute to the social development of urban land in order to: increase access to and availability of food; income generating activities, especially through adding value to products; health and nutritional status protection of the maternal, child and vulnerable groups, combating malnutrition, maternal...
Brazil (Mato Grosso)
2019

Decree No. 54.459 regulating Law No. 15.222 on the State Policy to Support Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture within the Rio Grande do Sul State.

This Decree, consisting of 18 articles, aims at regulating the State Policy for Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in the State of Rio Grande do Sul with the purpose of promoting the sustainable production of food in the urban and peri-urban environment, for food and nutritional security,...
Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)
2018

Law No. 10.986 creating the State Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production of Maranhão (Peapoma).

PEAPOMA guidelines aim at: ensure the human right to adequate food, as well as food and nutritional sovereignty and security, taking into account the sustainability and diversity of local food crops; develop and encourage the structuring of circuits of production, value added and consumption adapted to...
Brazil (Maranhão)
2018

Law No. 10.951 creating the State Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production (PEAPO).

PEAPO guidelines aims at the: promotion of food and nutritional sovereignty and security and human right to adequate and healthy food, through the provision of agroecological and organic products; sustainable use of natural resources, subject to the provisions governing labour relations and favouring human well-being; conservation...
Brazil (Espírito Santo)
2018

Regulation No. 583 date 3.10.2018 amending and supplementing Regulation No.22 date 12.1.2018 approving the certification criteria of 'Agrotourism' activity.

Regulation 583 of 2018 amends and supplements the scope of Regulation 22 of 2018 by setting forth, in addition to the certification criteria of Regulation 22, the rules of procedure required to be observed during the certification process of the 'agrotourism' activities and the construction of...
Albania
2018

Law No. 15.222 providing for the State Policy to Support Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture within the Rio Grande do Sul State.

The objectives of the State Policy on Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture are: increase access to food and increase food availability for self-consumption, exchange or sales of surplus in short chain circuits; provide occupational, therapeutic, recreational and leisure activity; promote health and nutritional status, contributing to the...
Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul)
2018

Décret n°100/087 du 26 juillet 2018 portant organisation du ministère de l’environnement, de l’agriculture et de l’élevage.

promouvoir et encadrer l'exploitation des produits de la pêche et de la pisciculture en collaboration avec les autres ministères concernés; identifier et promouvoir de nouvelles cultures ou variétés de cultures; collaborer avec les secteurs publics et prives en matière de recherche agricole et zootechnique en vue...
Burundi
2018

Law No. 16.774 providing for the activity of Rural Tourism and the Policy for Promotion of Rural Tourism in the State of São Paulo.

This Law provides for Rural Tourism and the Policy for Promotion of Rural Tourism in the State of São Paulo with the purpose of promoting actions related to the planning, development and strengthening of rural tourism. In addition, it promotes the products and potentialities of the...
Brazil (São Paulo)
2018

Law No. 17.533 establishing the State Policy to Support Urban Agriculture.

This Law establishes the State Policy to Support Urban Agriculture within the State of Santa Catarina. The State Policy has the following objectives: contribute to the full development planning of the urban's social functions and ownership; contribute to fight against hunger; encourage the production of healthy...
Brazil (Santa Catarina)
2018

Loi n°2018‐005 du 14 juin 2018 portant Code foncier et domanial.

L’utilisation des eaux domaniales telle que définie dans le présent Code ainsi que l’accès à celles‐ci sont soumis au régime de la domanialité publique. ...
Togo
2018

Law No. 7.923 creating the State Policy for the acquisition of Family Farming Foodstuff (PAAFAMILIAR).

This Law establishes the State Policy for the acquisition of Family Farming Foodstuff (PAAFAMILIAR) aimed at family farmers and family farmers' organizations. The PAAFAMILIAR's objectives are: promote the organization and modernization of production and improve the flow of products from family farming; stimulate the production of...
Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
2018

Law No. 16.684 creating the State Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production (PEAPO).

The objectives of PEAPO are: expand and strengthen the production, processing and consumption of agroecological and organic products, on local and regional markets; promote, monitor, expand and consolidate access, use and conservation of natural assets by farmers; promote the rescue, production and exchange of seedlings, organic...
Brazil (São Paulo)
2018

Decreto Nº 41032-PLAN-MINAE-RE ─ Oficialización de la Política Nacional de Producción y Consumo Sostenible.

La Política Nacional de Producción y Consumo Sostenible se basa en los siguientes principios rectores: Sostenibilidad, Prevención de la contaminación, Gestión participativa, Responsabilidad compartida, y Acceso a la información. ...
Costa Rica
2018

National Program for transition to “green economy” for the period 2018-2020 and Action Plan for its implementation.

The goals of the National Program shall be as follows: (a) ensuring by 2020 17 percent of final energy consumption from renewable sources and improvement of energy efficiency by 8.2 percent; (b) ensuring by 2020 expansion of agricultural land area destined for agroecology by 20 percent....
Republic of Moldova
2018

Resolución Nº 464 de 2017 – Por la cual se adoptan los Lineamientos estratégicos de política pública para la Agricultura Campesina, Familiar y Comunitaria y se dictan otras disposiciones.

Para el seguimiento de la implementación de estos Lineamientos, se establece el Comité Interinstitucional para la Implementación, Seguimiento y Evaluación de los lineamientos de política pública para la ACFC. ...
Colombia
2017

Decree No. 9.221 regulating Law 12.512 on the Programme to Promote Rural Productive Activities.

In addition, it establishes composition, duties and responsibilities of the Steering Committee of the Programme to Promote Rural Productive Activities, entitled to: approve the planning of the Programme and matching the available resources with the number of beneficiary families; define the monitoring and evaluation system of...
Brazil
2017

Política de Agricultura Familiar Campesina, Indígena y Afrodescendiente Regional 2018–2030 (PAFCIA).

A fin de incrementar la resiliencia de los medios de vida ante las catástrofes, la política contempla estas medidas: promover prácticas de adaptación al cambio climático para las organizaciones y experiencias de la agricultura familiar; procurar procesos de fortalecimiento de capacidades para la elaboración e implementación...
2017

Youth In Agriculture Policy and Implementation Plan.

As for the Governance, the innovative aspect of this Policy is that young people should be seen as key stakeholders who can contribute to developing sound policies and implementing effective programs aiming at the redevelopment of the agricultural sector. By taking this approach, the right mix...
Jamaica
2017

Regulation amending the Regulation No 7 of 2015 on the implementation of measure 10 "Agroecology and Climate" of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Changes are related to the introduction of the diverse grazing of bees and natural pollination mentions in the article 3 of the original text; issues on bee families in temporary apiaries located on agricultural land within the scope of Natura 2000 sites (article 4); technical parameters...
Bulgaria
2017
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