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Law No. 37/2022 concerning the Promotion of Environmental Burden Reduction Activities for the Establishment of Environmentally Harmonised Food Systems

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2020
This Law establishes basic principles relating to the establishment of a food system that is harmonised with the environment. It aims to contribute to the sustainable development of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and the food industry, whilst ensuring a stable food supply for citizens. 

Some relevant provisions include: 
  • Article 19: Establishes a certification system to facilitate adoption of environmentally friendly activities by farmers, foresters and fishermen
  • Article 10: Promotion of soil fertility through the effective use of livestock manure and reducing the use of chemically synthesised fertilisers; and introducing production methods using technology to control greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture, forestry and fisheries.
  • Article 31: Establishing a system to allow organic farmers and neighbouring conventional farmers to form agreements and define cultivation management responsibilities (e.g. pest control) 


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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