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  • Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right) shares in a photo opportunity with from (left) Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Diaspora Institute, Professor Neville Ying; Chairman of J. Wray and Nephew, Clement Lawrence and Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Marks. Occasion was the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on June 18.

    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right) shares in a photo opportunity with from (left) Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Diaspora Institute, Professor Neville Ying; Chairman of J. Wray and Nephew, Clement Lawrence and Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Marks. Occasion was the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on June 18.

    Shaw reiterates focus on cannabis industry for medicinal purposes
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, is reiterating...
  • Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Peter Thompson (right); and President, Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), Condell Stephenson (centre), sign a memorandum of understanding between the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) and the Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), at the C&WJCCUL, Half-Way Tree Road, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Sharing in the moment are Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left); along with (background l-r) Chief Executive Officer, C&WJCCUL, Carlton Barclay; RADA’s Board Chairman, Nigel Myrie; Senior Regional Manager, C&WJCCUL, Andrea Mumby; and Director, C&WJCCUL, Paulette Howell. RADA and C&WJCCUL signed an MoU to solidify a loan programme for farmers registered with RADA to access financial benefits, which will ultimately stimulate improved productivity for farmers.

    Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Peter Thompson (right); and President, Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), Condell Stephenson (centre), sign a memorandum of understanding between the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) and the Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), at the C&WJCCUL, Half-Way Tree Road, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Sharing in the moment are Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left); along with (background l-r) Chief Executive Officer, C&WJCCUL, Carlton Barclay; RADA’s Board Chairman, Nigel Myrie; Senior Regional Manager, C&WJCCUL, Andrea Mumby; and Director, C&WJCCUL, Paulette Howell. RADA and C&WJCCUL signed an MoU to solidify a loan programme for farmers registered with RADA to access financial benefits, which will ultimately stimulate improved productivity for farmers.

  • Hon Audley Shaw speaking at an MoU signing between RADA and C&WJCCUL
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the...
  • Hon. J.C. Hutchinson speaking at the official ceremony for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the United States
    Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...
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  • Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right) shares in a photo opportunity with from (left) Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Diaspora Institute, Professor Neville Ying; Chairman of J. Wray and Nephew, Clement Lawrence and Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Marks. Occasion was the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on June 18.

    Shaw reiterates focus on cannabis industry for medicinal purposes
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, is reiterating...
  • Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Peter Thompson (right); and President, Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), Condell Stephenson (centre), sign a memorandum of understanding between the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) and the Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (C&WJCCUL), at the C&WJCCUL, Half-Way Tree Road, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Sharing in the moment are Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left); along with (background l-r) Chief Executive Officer, C&WJCCUL, Carlton Barclay; RADA’s Board Chairman, Nigel Myrie; Senior Regional Manager, C&WJCCUL, Andrea Mumby; and Director, C&WJCCUL, Paulette Howell. RADA and C&WJCCUL signed an MoU to solidify a loan programme for farmers registered with RADA to access financial benefits, which will ultimately stimulate improved productivity for farmers.

  • Hon Audley Shaw speaking at an MoU signing between RADA and C&WJCCUL
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the...
  • Hon. J.C. Hutchinson speaking at the official ceremony for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the United States
    Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...
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Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry, JP


Permanent Secretary


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of State

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JAMAICAN MANGOES BOUND FOR THE USA: Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries MICAF), assists with the loading of the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the United States at the Montego Bay Export Complex at the Sangster International Airport in St. James, on June 13, 2019. At right is Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF. Some 12, 000 pounds of mangoes, representing 800 boxes were shipped to the USA.

JAMAICAN MANGOES BOUND FOR THE USA: Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries MICAF), assists with the loading of the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the United States at the Montego Bay Export Complex at the Sangster International Airport in St. James, on June 13, 2019. At right is Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF. Some 12, 000 pounds of mangoes, representing 800 boxes were shipped to the USA.

Published On: June 14th, 2019
All across Jamaica mango trees – Julie, East Indian, common mango, blackie, you name it, are blossoming and bearing fruit. And this mango season is going down in history with the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the US on Thursday, June 13. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the event at the Export Complex at the Sangster Airport in Montego Bay, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...
Published On: June 14th, 2019
Rita Hilton (right), exporter, converses with (from left) Jacent Edwards, farmer, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), and Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF, at the official ceremony for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the USA on June 13, 2019, held at the Montego Bay...
Published On: June 14th, 2019
Dalton Hastings (left), Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), explains export process to (from left) the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio, MICAF, Christine Wong of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Damian Rowe, Senior Plant Quarantine/SPS Enquiry Point Officer, and Dermon Spence, Acting...
Published On: June 7th, 2019
Senior Veterinary Specialist in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Suzan McLennon-Miguel, says a robust food safety programme is being developed for Jamaica. She explained that a part of the programme requires updating the present regulations and the establishment of agriculture surveillance programmes for crops and animal production. The inputs from these programmes will feed into...
Published On: June 7th, 2019
Lenworth Fulton (left), Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), presents shopping bag to the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of the 67th Annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, held at Hi-Pro Ace Supercentre in White Marl, St Catherine, on June 5. Looking on is Colonel Jaimie Ogilvie, Assistant Vice-President, Hi-Pro Division and Christopher...
Published On: June 6th, 2019
Government is not abandoning sugar, says the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, but instead is right-sizing and rationalising the industry. Noting the downturn in the sugar industry, Minister Shaw said the focus is now on appropriating former sugar lands to other areas of agricultural production starting in the parishes of Clarendon, St. Catherine and Trelawny. He said...

JAMAICAN MANGOES BOUND FOR THE USA: Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries MICAF), assists with the loading of the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the United States at the Montego Bay Export Complex at the Sangster International Airport in St. James, on June 13, 2019. At right is Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF. Some 12, 000 pounds of mangoes, representing 800 boxes were shipped to the USA.

JAMAICAN MANGOES BOUND FOR THE USA: Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries MICAF), assists with the loading of the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the United States at the Montego Bay Export Complex at the Sangster International Airport in St. James, on June 13, 2019. At right is Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF. Some 12, 000 pounds of mangoes, representing 800 boxes were shipped to the USA.

Published On: June 14th, 2019
All across Jamaica mango trees – Julie, East Indian, common mango, blackie, you name it, are blossoming and bearing fruit. And this mango season is going down in history with the first shipment of Jamaican mangoes to the US on Thursday, June 13. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the event at the Export Complex at the Sangster Airport in Montego Bay, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...
Published On: June 14th, 2019
Rita Hilton (right), exporter, converses with (from left) Jacent Edwards, farmer, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), and Dalton Hastings, Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, MICAF, at the official ceremony for the export of Jamaican mangoes to the USA on June 13, 2019, held at the Montego Bay...
Published On: June 14th, 2019
Dalton Hastings (left), Export Complex Manager, Plant Quarantine/Produce Inspection Branch, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), explains export process to (from left) the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio, MICAF, Christine Wong of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Damian Rowe, Senior Plant Quarantine/SPS Enquiry Point Officer, and Dermon Spence, Acting...
Published On: June 7th, 2019
Senior Veterinary Specialist in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Suzan McLennon-Miguel, says a robust food safety programme is being developed for Jamaica. She explained that a part of the programme requires updating the present regulations and the establishment of agriculture surveillance programmes for crops and animal production. The inputs from these programmes will feed into...
Published On: June 7th, 2019
Lenworth Fulton (left), Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), presents shopping bag to the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of the 67th Annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, held at Hi-Pro Ace Supercentre in White Marl, St Catherine, on June 5. Looking on is Colonel Jaimie Ogilvie, Assistant Vice-President, Hi-Pro Division and Christopher...
Published On: June 6th, 2019
Government is not abandoning sugar, says the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, but instead is right-sizing and rationalising the industry. Noting the downturn in the sugar industry, Minister Shaw said the focus is now on appropriating former sugar lands to other areas of agricultural production starting in the parishes of Clarendon, St. Catherine and Trelawny. He said...

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The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

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