The Kampala City Meat Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

City/Town/Village: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Language: English
Spatial Distinction: Urban
Level of Government: City
Population: 1,507,114
Population Range: 1 million - 4.99 million
Policy Type: Legislation and regulation
Link to Policy (PDF): PDF
Year of Adoption: 2005
Food Systems Sector(s): Food production
Policy Keywords: animal health; animal waste; butchers; cross contamination; licenses; marketing; meat; perishable food; permits; sanitation; slaughterhouse
Adopting Government Department(s): Kampala City Council
Lead Implementing Entity(s): Kampala City Council
Support Entity(s): Kampala Urban Food Security, Agriculture, and Livestock Committee
Funding Sources: Department for International Development DFID-UK through Livestock Production Programme
Policy Outcome(s):

This policy provides for butcheries and enables artisanal butchers and meat transporters to apply for permits and licenses and to be able operate under the category of urban agriculture, with the goal to improve food security and nutrition in the city.

Additional Resources and Information:

http://cipotato.org/farmersofearth/winnie-makumbo-urban-farming-policy-makes-difference/