Program for Garden Parks, 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 production
Year of Adoption: 2004
Adopting Government Department(s): Municipality of Rosario, Secretary of Planning
Lead Implementing Entity: Program of Urban Agriculture of the Secretary of Social Promotion
Supporting Entity: n/a
Additional Supporting Entity: Parks and Walkways General Direction of the Secretary of Public Services of the Municipality of Rosario
Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Links: PDF-Original
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Policy Outcome:

This policy gives permission to convert currently vacant lots into constituent-focused garden parks, to be coordinated by the Urban Agriculture Program of the Municipality of Rosario. The purpose of the Garden Parks is to configure a natural pathway through the city, put vacant lots to good use, and consolidate the management of urban agriculture projects under one program.

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