Agrarian Law Mexico 1992

Name of policy Agrarian Law
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Mexico
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Land use
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Sectoral standards
    • Other mandatory requirements
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      • Forestry
    Policy description "the Agrarian Law is responsible for regulating land ownership and user rights. According to this law, there are 3 types of lands: agriculture, livestock or forestry lands, and does not recognizes lands dedicated to conservation, an aspect that could enter into conflicts with the General Law for Sustainable Forest Development and with the REDD+ mechanisms. This act also establishes certain restrictions to companies in the forestry sector."
    Policy type
    • Changing activity
    • Non-energy2
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 1992
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://theredddesk.org/countries/laws/agrarian-law
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment) Linked to policy instrument
    Status Final

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