Urban Agriculture By-laws, 2008, City of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

City/Town/Village: City of Bulawayo
County/Province/District (Name of): Bulawayo Province
Sub-national State: n/a
Country: Zimbabwe
Language: English
Spatial Distinction: Urban
Level of Government: Municipality
Population: 653,337
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Type: Legislation and Regulations
Food Systems Sector(s): food acquisition, preparation and consumption; food processing and manufacturing; food production; food retail
Year of Adoption: 2008
Adopting Government Department(s): Minister of Local Government, Public Works and Urban Development
Lead Implementing Entity: Bulawayo City Council
Supporting Entity: n/a
Additional Supporting Entity: n/a
Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Links: PDF-Original – Web
Link to Additional Resources:
Policy Outcome:

City by-laws created to support local agriculture and livestock to promote job creation, food security and local food production. The document also creates rules and regulations to be followed when cultivating farmlands, raising livestock in order to protect the environment. Also suggests support of urban agriculture through access to tax exemptions, water access and seed access.

Policy Keywords: commercial urban agriculture; companion animal/pets; cultivation practices; environmental protection; fertilizer; food production; incentives; livestock; livestock keeping; non-commercial urban agriculture; tax waiver; urban agriculture; urban farmer; water access