Law for Sustainable Rural Development Mexico 2001

Name of policy Law for Sustainable Rural Development
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Mexico
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Economic development
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Other mandatory requirements
    • Policy support
      • Institutional creation
      Sector name
      • Agriculture and forestry
        • Forestry
      Policy description "This law intends to promote planning and organisation of agricultural and animal industry activities, their industrialisation and marketing, related goods and services, and all those actions that elevate the standard of living of the Mexican rural population. The law includes forestry within the definition of agriculture and livestock activities. It allows for sustainable use of resources in order to integrate and diversify productive processes, create jobs, add value to raw materials, reverse natural resource losses, produce goods and environmental services, protect biodiversity and landscape, respect culture, traditions and practices of local populations and prevent disasters. It considers supporting payments for environmental services (PES) systems as a measure to enhance sustainable rural development. It mandates the creation of the Interministerial Rural Sustainable Development Commission (Comisión Intersecretarial de Desarrollo Rural Sustentable; CIDRS), that facilitates horizontal collaboration among ministries to develop rural development public policy."
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Non-energy2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2001
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


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

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