Municipal Organic Agriculture Development Program, Rosario, Argentina

City/Town/Village: Municipality of Rosario
State/Province: Santa Fe Province
Country: Argentina
Language: Spanish
Spatial Distinction: Urban
Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)
Population: 1,426,517
Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million
Policy Type: Legislation and regulation
Link to Policy (PDF): PDF
Year of Adoption: 2002
Food Systems Sector(s): Food processing and manufacturing; Food production
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
Adopting Government Department(s): Municipality of Rosario; Committees on Budgets, Finance and Production, and Health and Social Action
Lead Implementing Entity(s): Secretariat of Social Promotion, Secretariat of Production
Support Entity(s): The Executive Department
Policy Outcome(s):

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.