Côte d'Ivoire

Law No. 2015-537 (Agricultural Guidance of Cote d'Ivoire)

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2015
This law precises the national agricultural development policy of Ivory Coast. It notably aims at developping an agriculture sector ensuring food sovereignty, good nutrition and good employment. The law's dispositions apply among others to agriculture, forestry, agroforestry, unless more specific documents apply. Sustainable land management is one of the core long-term objective.
 
 Art. 55 states that the State constitutes a reserve of pre-basic and basic seeds for each of the vegetable, animal, fishery, aquaculture and forestry productions that are seriously threatened by climatic hazards.
 
 As part of the program aimed at improving food sovereignty and security by mitigating the effects of climate change on agricultural and food production, the State and local authorities are carrying out rehabilita- tion of hydro-agricultural developments (art. 65).

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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