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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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Agricultural Environmental Management (Consolidated Laws of New York: Agriculture and Markets Law; Article 11−A; §§ 150 − 151−i)

This Article of the Agriculture and Markets Law of New York concerns the agricultural environmental management (AEM) program in New York. The AEM program is established to assist farmers in maintaining the economic viability of their farm operations while addressing environmental impacts from those operations, including,...
United States of America (New York)
1909 (2018)

Agricultural Water Policy (Florida Statutes: Title XXXV Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animal Industry; Chapter 570 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Part IV; ss. 570.916-570.94)

This Part of Chapter 570 of the Florida Statutes concerns agricultural water policy. It provides that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services of Florida is authorized to negotiate agreements with landowners for water supply in rural areas. Further, the department may establish the Environmental Stewardship...
United States of America (Florida)
1941 (2018)

Program Services (Florida Statutes: Title XXXV Agriculture, Horticulture, and Animal Industry; Chapter 570 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Part II; ss. 570.30-570.693)

This Part of Chapter 570 of the Florida Statutes concerns the program services of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services of Florida. Specifically, it provides for creation or the authority of the department to create specialized agencies, and provides for the powers, duties and internal...
United States of America (Florida)
1941 (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. 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

Law No. 20.922 on the State Policies on Forestry and Biodiversity Protection.

This Law, consisting of 8 Chapters, divided in 127 articles, establishes the State Policies on Forestry and Biodiversity Protection. These policies establish the requirements to be met in order to perform forestry and biodiversity protection activities in light of a sustainable use of natural resources within...
Brazil (Minas Gerais)
2013 (2017)

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

Acuerdo Nº 24 - Institucionaliza la Mesa Nacional de Producción Agroecología y Orgánica del Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Acuacultura y Pesca (MAGAP).

La presente Resolución institucionaliza la Mesa Nacional de Producción Agroecología y Orgánica del Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Acuacultura y Pesca (MAGAP), como una instancia especializada, encargada de impulsar el fomento de estos modelos de producción. La Mesa Nacional de la Producción Agroecología y Orgánica del MAGAP,...
Ecuador
2017

Law No. 5.801 creating the State Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production - PDAPO.

This Law, consisting of 23 articles divided into eight Chapters, creates the State Policy for Agro-ecology and Organic Production - PDAPO. The Policy aims at: integrating, articulating and adapting plans, programmes and actions that induce organic and agro-ecological basis. The objectives of the PDAPO are: promoting...
Brazil (Distrito Federal)
2017

Resolución Nº 614 - Designa a la Dirección Nacional de Sanidad Vegetal como Autoridad Competente fiscalizador del control y la certificación para las actividades de producción, transformación y comercialización de productos orgánicos agropecuarios en Panamá.

La Dirección Nacional de Agricultura tendrá a su cargo el fomento de la Agricultura Orgánica. La Dirección de Ganadería tendrá a su cargo el fomento de la Producción Orgánica Pecuaria. La Dirección de Agroindustrias tendrá a su cargo el fomento del proceso de transformación de los...
Panama
2016

Act on the Promotion of Environment-Friendly Agriculture and Fisheries and the Management of and Support for Organic Foods, etc.

The purpose of this Act is to pursue sustainable environment-friendly agriculture and fisheries by increasing the environmental conservation role of agriculture and fisheries, reducing environmental pollution caused by agriculture and fisheries, and fostering farmers and fishermen who engage in environment-friendly practices as well as to manage...
Republic of Korea
2012 (2016)

Plan Nacional de Salud 2016-2020.

Por otro lado, dentro del Ámbito se contemplan políticas y acciones estratégicas en las siguientes áreas de intervención: 1) Saneamiento básico; 2) Gestión integral de residuos; 3) Vigilancia de la calidad del agua para consumo humano; 4) Mejoramiento del alcantarillado sanitario y otros sistemas de tratamiento...
Costa Rica
2016

Règlement grand-ducal instituant une prime à l’entretien du paysage et de l’espace naturel et à l’encouragement d’une agriculture respectueuse de l’environnement.

L’article 1 établit qu’il est institué une prime à l’entretien du paysage et de l’espace naturel et à l’encouragement d’une agriculture respectueuse de l’environnement dont le bénéfice est réservé aux exploitants de surfaces agricoles, de pépinières, de vignobles, de vignobles en pente, en pente raide, en...
Luxembourg
2016

Resolución Nº 199 - Modifica la Resolución Nº 187, Reglamento para la producción primaria, procesamiento, empacado, etiquetado, almacenamiento, certificación, importación, comercialización de productos agropecuarios ecológicos.

Respecto al origen de los animales se establece que se podrán desarrollar sistemas de producción agropecuarios ecológicos utilizando especies y razas domesticadas, siempre y cuando estén en condiciones nutricionales adecuadas para este tipo de actividad. Es importante que las especies cuenten con adaptabilidad y requerimientos nutricionales...
Colombia
2016

Règlement grand-ducal portant exécution des titres I et II de la loi du 27 juin 2016 concernant le soutien au développement durable des zones rurales.

Le présent règlement met en exécution les titres I et II de la loi du 27 juin 2016 concernant le soutien au développement durable des zones rurales. Notamment, les aides à l’investissement visées aux articles 3 et 9 de la loi du 27 juin 2016 concernant...
Luxembourg
2016
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