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February 2019
 
  • Request for Quotation - Construction of farm access ways in the Spring Garden Agro Park, Portland… https://t.co/1ZTRfTnpEX Posted: 1 day 20 hours ago
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08 February 2019

Hon Audley Shaw (2nd right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, views banner following ribbon-cutting exercise at the launch of the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica’s MSc in Integrated Rural Development (MIRD) programme in St. Andrew on February 7, 2019. Sharing in the occasion (from left) are Dr. Amani Ishemo, MIRD Coordinator, Dr. Paul Ivey, Associate Professor, and Dr. Garfield Young, Dean, Faculty of The Built Environment, UTech. The MIRD programme is the first of its kind to be established in the English-speaking Caribbean.

Shaw welcomes UTech’s MSc in Integrated Rural Development

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw, has commended the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica for its innovation in the establishment of a Master of Science Degree in Integrated Rural Development (MIRD) programme, the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. Minister Shaw was speaking at the official launch of the programme at UTech in St. Andrew on February 7, 2019, where he noted that graduates of this programme would now have an opportunity to help to inspire development in rural Jamaica. The 18-month graduate programme is the...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), shakes hands with new Head of Regional Office for the Caribbean, European Investment Bank, Yves Ferreira (right); during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Friday, February 8, 2019. Others (from left) are Agricultural Attache’/Programme Manager Rural Development and Environment, Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and the Cayman Islands, Stefano Cilli; and outgoing Head of Regional Office for the Caribbean, European Investment Bank, René Pérez. Among the matters discussed were to explore greater levels of cooperation for the agricultural sector and a tighter relationship with the European Union in grant funding and loans.

Shaw looks to new areas of cooperation with the EU

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
With the appointment of a new Head of Regional Office for the Caribbean, European Investment Bank (EIB), Mr. Yves Ferreira, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, says he wants to explore greater levels of cooperation with the organization for the agricultural sector. Speaking during a courtesy call at his New Kingston offices on February 8, 2019, Minister Shaw welcomed the incoming Head of the EIB to Jamaica. He informed Mr. Ferreira that Jamaica and the European Union have always had a very good relationship, particularly as it relates to trade and...


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Minister Shaw in dialogue with outgoing Head of Regional Office for the Caribbean, René Pérez

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), in dialogue with outgoing Head of Regional Office for the Caribbean, European Investment Bank, René Pérez, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Friday, February 8, 2019. Among the matters discussed were to explore greater levels of cooperation for the agricultural sector and a tighter relationship with the European Union in grant funding and loans.


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Courtesy Call on Minister Shaw by EU Investment Bank Regional Representative

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), converses with Agricultural Attache’/Programme Manager Rural Development and Environment, Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and the Cayman Islands, Stefano Cilli, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Friday, February 8, 2019. Among the matters discussed were to explore greater levels of cooperation for the agricultural sector and a tighter relationship with the European Union in grant funding and loans.


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Minister Shaw at the launch of the MSc in Integrated Rural Development programme

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, converses with Dr. Paul Ivey, Associate Professor at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, at the launch of the MSc in Integrated Rural Development (MIRD) programme at UTech on February 7, 2019 in St. Andrew. At left is Senator Matthew Samuda, chairman at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica. The MIRD programme is the first of its kind to be established in the English-speaking Caribbean.


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UTech student Nadine Wilson-Smith presents token to Hon. Audley Shaw

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Nadine Wilson-Smith, one of the students pursuing the MSc in Integrated Rural Development (MIRD) programme at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, presents a token to the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and guest speaker at the launch of the programme, on February 7, 2019. At the lectern is Dr. Garfield Young, Dean, Faculty of the Built Environment, UTech. The MIRD programme is the first of its kind to be established in the English-speaking Caribbean.


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Minister Shaw greets IICA Country Representative Dr. Elizabeth Johnson

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 08 Feb 2019    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Country Representative at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, at the launch of the MSc in Integrated Rural Development programme at the University of Technology, Jamaica on February 7, 2019 in St. Andrew. Others from left are Claire Bernard, Deputy Director General , Planning Institute of Jamaica, and Julia Bonner Douett, director of the Standards Division at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica. The MIRD programme is the first of its kind to be established in...


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

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.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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