Advanced Search Global Database For Food Policies

Choose one or more of the following terms from the drop-down menus below and click on “search. You may select more than one policy type and keyword from the list by holding down your CTRL or COMMAND key and clicking on more than one term.









Creation of Municipal Land Bank, Rosario, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City; Municipality

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario

State/Province: Santa Fe Province

Country: Argentina

Language: Spanish

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: green spaces; land access; land bank; land use; low-income housing; ordinance; parks; public health; revitalization; urban development; vacant land

Food Gardens Policy in Support of Poverty Alleviation and Reduction, Cape Town, South Africa

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City; Municipality

City/Town/Village: Cape Town

State/Province: Western Cape

Country: South Africa

Language: English

Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999

Policy Keywords: back yard gardening; children; compost; food gardens; food infrastructure; food insecurity; food rights; food security; front yard gardening; garden infrastructure; grant; hunger reduction; intergovernmental collaboration; job creation; job opportunities; malnutrition; multi-level governance; nutritional meals; poverty reduction; start up support; subsistence farming; urban agriculture; very poor; volunteers; vulnerable groups; water rights

Land Use Ordinance, Camilo Aldao, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Camilo Aldao

State/Province: Córdoba Province

Country: Argentina

Language: Spanish

Population Range: Less than 5000

Policy Keywords: animal nuisance; community garden; decree; environmental health; grazing; land use; livestock; ordinance; public health; taking; vacant lots

Municipal Community Garden Program, Rosario, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario

Country: Argentina

Language: English; Spanish

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: community gardens; food donation; land use; physical infrastructure; private-public partnership; property tax; property tax waiver; start up support; supervision; technical assistance; temporary land use agreement; university partnerships; urban development; vulnerable groups; water access; zoning codes

Municipal Organic Agriculture Development Program, Rosario, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food processing and manufacturing; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario

State/Province: Santa Fe Province

Country: Argentina

Language: Spanish

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: cooperative; export; fiscal incentive; food gardens; foreign markets; income generation; local processing; local production; marketing; microenterprise; ordinance; organic agriculture; organic certification; private land; private-public partnership; property tax waiver; small to medium enterprise (SME); start up support; technical assistance; unemployment; urban agriculture

Program for Garden Parks, Rosario, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario

State/Province: Santa Fe Province

Country: Argentina

Language: Spanish

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: gardens; green space; inclusive governance; parks; public services; public space; urban agriculture; urban development; vacant lots

Program for the Promotion of Social Productivity Enterprises, Rosario, Argentina

Food System Sector: Food processing and manufacturing; Food production; Food retail; Food wholesale and distribution

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario

State/Province: Santa Fe Province

Country: Argentina

Language: Spanish

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: commercial development; markets; microenterprise; physical infrastructure; urban agriculture

The Kampala City Fish Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

Food System Sector: Food processing and manufacturing; Food production; Food wholesale and distribution

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City

City/Town/Village: Kampala

Country: Uganda

Language: English

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: aquaculture; artisanal; fish; fisheries; licenses; perishable food; permits; sanitation; seafood

The Kampala City Livestock and Companion Animal Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

Food System Sector: Food and organic waste management; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City

City/Town/Village: Kampala

Country: Uganda

Language: English

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: animal waste; grazing; licenses; livestock; manure; nuisance; permits; sanitation; waste management

The Kampala City Meat Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

Food System Sector: Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City

City/Town/Village: Kampala

Country: Uganda

Language: English

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: animal health; animal waste; butchers; cross contamination; licenses; marketing; meat; perishable food; permits; sanitation; slaughterhouse

The Kampala City Milk Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

Food System Sector: Food processing and manufacturing; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City

City/Town/Village: Kampala

Country: Uganda

Language: English

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: cows; dairy production; dairy products; disease management; food security; licenses; nutrition; perishable food; permits; public health; sanitation

The Kampala City Urban Agriculture Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

Food System Sector: Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City

City/Town/Village: Kampala

Country: Uganda

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: beverages; food processing; green development; green infrastructure; licenses; livestock; manure; permits; pesticides; pollution; urban agriculture

Urban Agriculture Framework Ordinance, Lima, Peru

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Metropolitan area; Municipality; Province

City/Town/Village: Lima

State/Province: Lima

Country: Peru

Language: Spanish

Population Range: 5 million - 19.9 million

Policy Keywords: adaptive reuse; community garden; economic development; environmental protection; food security; green spaces; health equity; intergovernmental collaboration; markets; microenterprise; nutrition; periurban agriculture; poverty; small to medium enterprise (SME); sustainable development; technical assistance; urban agriculture; vacant lot; vulnerable groups

Urban Agriculture Law, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)

State/Province: Minas Gerais

Country: Brazil

Language: Portuguese

Population Range: 5 million - 19.9 million

Policy Keywords: aquaculture; credit access; education; employment; environmental protection; farmer cooperative; farmers markets; food access; food security; hygiene; income generation; locally owned businesses; malnutrition; markets; nutrition; private-public partnership; public health; research; social inclusion; technical assistance; transfer of development rights; urban agriculture; vacant spaces; vulnerable groups; waste management

Urban Agriculture Policy, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City; Municipality; Town

City/Town/Village: Bulawayo

Country: Zimbabwe

Language: English

Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999

Policy Keywords: capacity building; economic development; environment; finance; food security; gender inclusion; health; land access; land tenure; livestock; municipal urban agriculture; private-public partnership; social inclusion; stakeholders; steering committee; urban agriculture; vacant land; wastewater; water access

Urban Agriculture Promotion and Regulation Act 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

Food System Sector: Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food and organic waste management; Food production; Food wholesale and distribution

Policy Type: Legislation and regulation

Level of Government: City; County

City/Town/Village: Nairobi City

Country: Kenya

Language: English

Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million

Policy Keywords: animal welfare; capacity building; commercial agriculture; compost; data collection; employment; environmental protection; evaluation; fertilizer; fish; fishing activities; food safety; food security; funding; income generation; inspection; land access; land use; livestock; manure; marketing; markets; pest management; pesticides; procedures; public health; risk management; strategic plan; subsistence farming; supply chain; technical assistance services; urban agriculture; vacant land; waste management; zoning