Municipal Organic Agriculture Development Program, Rosario, Argentina

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario
County/Province/District (Name of): Santa Fe Province
Sub-national State: n/a
Country: argentina
Language: spanish
Spatial Distinction: urban
Level of Government: municipality
Population: 1,426,517
Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million
Policy Type: legislation and regulations
Food Systems Sector(s): food processing and manufacturing; food production
Year of Adoption: 2002
Adopting Government Department(s): Municipality of Rosario; Committees on Budgets, Finance and Production, and Health and Social Action
Lead Implementing Entity: Secretariat of Social Promotion, Secretariat of Production
Supporting Entity: The Executive Department
Additional Supporting Entity: n/a
Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
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Link to Additional Resources: Resource 1Resource 2
Policy Outcome:

This policy supports the development of micro-enterprises for organic food production, processing, and retail. It establishes the opportunity for private (or public) land holders to receive property tax waivers to allow land to be used for organic urban agriculture.

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