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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

Australian Capital Territory Native Woodland Conservation Strategy 2019.

The Strategy among the threats to woodland conservation lists as well inappropriate fire regime and climate change and sets objectives and priorities to increase the resilience of livelihoods to disasters. To mitigate the impact of inappropriate fire regime the Strategy’s initiatives include: undertake strategic prescribed...
Australia (Australian Capital Territory)
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

Ley N° 19717 – Declaración de interés general y creación de una Comisión Honoraria Nacional y Plan Nacional para el Fomento de la Producción con Bases Agroecológicas.

A los efectos de la elaboración del Plan Nacional de Producción con Bases Agroecológicas, la Comisión Honoraria deberá contemplar, entre otros, los siguientes lineamientos: a) fomentar y facilitar le incorporación de prácticas agroecológicas y los procesos de transición a sistemas de producción agroecológicos, el acceso a...
Uruguay
2018

Plan Ambiental Nacional para el Desarrollo Sostenible.

En cuanto a la tercera dimensión (Gestión y ciudadanía ambiental) el Plan busca lograr un mejor equilibrio entre las dimensiones ambientales, sociales y económicas y profundizar la conciencia y valoración del ambiente y la naturaleza. El instrumento apunta a fortalecer y generar ámbitos e instancias adecuadas...
Uruguay
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

Arrêté n° 11418 du 19 novembre 2018 instituant un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture des rotins ».

Le présent arrêté crée, au sein du ministère de la recherche scientifique et de l’innovation technologique, un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture des rotins », sous la responsabilité de l’institut national de recherche forestière. Le projet a pour...
Congo
2018

Arrêté n° 11419 du 19 novembre 2018 instituant un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture de l’artemisia annua L ».

Le présent arrêté crée, au sein du ministère de la recherche scientifique et de l’innovation technologique, un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture de l’artemisia annua L », sous la responsabilité de l’institut national de recherche forestière. Le projet...
Congo
2018

Arrêté n° 11422 du 19 novembre 2018 instituant un projet dénommé « appui à l’amélioration de la productivité des marantacées ».

Le présent arrêté crée, au sein du ministère de recherche scientifique et de l’innovation technologique, un projet dénommé productivité des marantacées », sous la responsabilité de l’institut national de recherche forestière. Le projet a pour missions, notamment, de : domestiquer la culture du marantacée ;...
Congo
2018

Arrêté n° 11423 du 19 novembre 2018 instituant un projet dénommé « valorisation des palmiers raphias du Congo ».

Le présent arrêté crée, au sein du ministère de la recherche scientifique et de l’innovation technologique, un projet dénommé « valorisation des palmiers raphias du Congo », sous la responsabilité de l’institut national de recherche forestière. Le projet a pour missions, notamment, de : domestiquer la...
Congo
2018

Arrêté n° 11424 du 19 novembre 2018 instituant un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture des bambous »

Le présent arrêté crée, au sein du ministère de la recherche scientifique et de l’innovation technologique, un projet dénommé « appui à la domestication et au développement de la culture des bambous », sous la responsabilité de l’institut national de recherche forestière. Le projet a pour...
Congo
2018

National Adaptation Plan for the Agricultural Sector

The National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag) contributes to the second National Development Plan (NDP II) priority of strengthening ecologically sound agricultural research and climate change resilient technologies and practices. Uganda has set the agricultural sector as a priority for the achievement of Uganda’s...
Uganda
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. 8.041 creating the State Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production (PEAPO).

PEAPO Basic Guidelines aim to: promote food and nutritional sovereignty and security and the human right to adequate and healthy food through the supply of organic and agroecological products, free from contaminants and natural assets; valorize socio-biodiversity and agrobiodiversity products considering the aspects of each biome;...
Brazil (Alagoas)
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
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