Urban Agriculture Law, Minas Gerais, Brazil

City/Town/Village:
State/Province: Minas Gerais
County/Province/District (Name of):
Sub-national State:
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese
Spatial Distinction: All
Special Distinction:
Level of Government: Municipality; State (sub-national)
Population: 19,597,330
Population Range: 5 million - 19.9 million
Policy Type: Legislation and regulation
Link to Policy (PDF): PDF
Link to Policy (online): Web site
Year of Adoption: 2006
Food Systems Sector(s): Food acquisition, preparation and consumption; Food production
Policy Keywords: aquaculture; credit access; education; employment; environmental protection; farmer cooperative; farmers markets; food access; food security; hygiene; income generation; locally owned businesses; malnutrition; markets; nutrition; private-public partnership; public health; research; social inclusion; technical assistance; transfer of development rights; urban agriculture; vacant spaces; vulnerable groups; waste management
Adopting Government Department(s): State of Minas Gerais