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

City/Town/Village: Cape Town
State/Province: Western Cape
County/Province/District (Name of):
Sub-national State:
Country: South Africa
Language: English
Spatial Distinction: Urban
Special Distinction:
Level of Government: City; Municipality
Population: 433,688
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Type: Legislation and regulation
Link to Policy (PDF): PDF
Link to Policy (online): Web site
Year of Adoption: 2013
Food Systems Sector(s): Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production
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
Adopting Government Department(s): Cape Town City Council