• To support several government legislation and policy requirements. Articles 27 & 28 of the SA Constitution give all citizens the right to sufficient food and water, and all children the right to adequate nutrition. The Constitution also directs local government to promote social and economic development; and promote a safe and healthy environment, while the Municipal Systems Act requires that municipalities give priority to the basic needs of the community. 
  • Agric delivery aligns with the eThekwini IDP’s focus on poverty and unemployment, and commitment to promote the security of citizens from poverty. 
  • Agriculture and processing are broadly addressed.
  • Support for community farms, emerging farmer development and food security for vulnerable families to ‘create a safe, healthy and secure environment’.
  •  SPLUMA (Spatial Planning and Land use Management Act)
  • Household Producer (Indigent & Subsistence)
  • Household Producer (Subsistence)
  • Smallholder  Producers (Vulnerable- Partially Commercial)
  • Smallholder Producers (Commercial) 
  • Medium Scale Commercial Producers
  • Large Scale Commercial Producers​