The Kampala City Urban Agriculture Ordinance, Kampala, Uganda

City/Town/Village: Kampala
County/Province/District (Name of): n/a
Sub-national State: n/a
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 Regulations
Food Systems Sector(s): food production
Year of Adoption: 2005
Adopting Government Department(s): Kampala City Council
Lead Implementing Entity: Kampala City Council
Supporting Entity: Kampala Urban Food Security, Agriculture, and Livestock Committee
Additional Supporting Entity: Urban Harvest, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: Department for International Development DFID-UK through Livestock Production Programme
Policy Links: PDF-Original
Link to Additional Resources: Resource 1 – Resource 2
Policy Outcome:

Sets guidelines to obtain an urban agriculture license and regulations which must be followed during production and sale of food and beverages. Also excludes certain area from cultivation and limits pollution of urban agricultre lands.

Policy Keywords: backyard gardening; beverages; commercial agriculture; environmental health; food processing; food production; licenses; permits; pesticides; pollution; regulation; urban agriculture