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Urban Agriculture Law, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Policy to support urban agriculture in order to improve food and nutritional security of the population. The use of property for urban agriculture is considered a “social function”, and facilitates transfer of private property to UA uses.

Urban Agriculture Promotion and Regulation Act 2015, Nairobi, Kenya

Act that promotes urban agriculture within Nairobi City and County, Kenya. It provides the regulatory framework for the practice of agriculture in the county; delegates responsibilities within County government with respect to agriculture; establishs the Nairobi City County Urban Agr’iculture Promotion Advisory Board; calls for the creation of a strategic plan for agriculture in the city and county.

Creation of Municipal Land Bank, Rosario, Argentina

Policy provides guidelines for the municipal management of a land bank of green space. These green spaces must be used to promote urban development that supports low-income sectors, improved housing, environmental health, and regional stewardship.

Land Use Ordinance, Camilo Aldao, Argentina

Policy that allows the city to reclaim, adapt and reuse vacant lots for urban agriculture (community gardens or hay for cows) to prevent environmental degradation of the lots in Camilo Aldao, Argentina.