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March 2019
 

19 March 2019

Hon Audley Shaw (centre), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, cuts ribbon at the handover ceremony for 50-tonne silo press and packer machine donated by the Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change (Ja REEACH) Project and funded by the USAID at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine on March 14, 2019. Others from left are Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, and Sylvia Megret, Chief Operating Officer, ACDI/VOCA.

Shaw commits to development of dairy industry

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 19 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has reassured dairy farmers of Government’s commitment to stimulate growth and development of the dairy industry. Stating that Jamaica produces only 50% of the milk that we consume, the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister expressed the desire to see milk production restored to the high levels experienced in the 1990s. “With all the land we have in Jamaica, we should be self-sufficient in milk and we should be exporting processed and even fresh milk,” the Minister said. He was speaking at the...


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Ministers Floyd and Shaw view demonstration of 50-kg silo press and packer

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 19 Mar 2019    communications   
Hon Floyd Green (2nd right), Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), views demonstration of 50-kg silo press and packer along with Minister Audley Shaw (3rd right) at a handover ceremony held at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine on March 14, 2019. The machine was donated by the Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change Project, through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board, and funded by the USAID.


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Hon. Floyd Green speaking at the handover ceremony at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine

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 19 Mar 2019    communications   
Hon Floyd Green, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking at the handover ceremony at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine on March 14, 2019 for a 50-tonne silo press and packer machine donated by the Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change (Ja REEACH) Project, through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board, and funded by the USAID. Seated from left are Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw, Maxine Brown, Livestock Specialist at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, and Dr. Lisa Myers Morgan, Principal Research...


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Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the handover ceremony at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine

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 19 Mar 2019    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking at the handover ceremony at Bodles Research Station in St. Catherine on March 14, 2019 for a 50-tonne silo press and packer machine donated by the Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change (Ja REEACH) Project, through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board, and funded by the USAID. Seated from left are Maxine Brown, Livestock Specialist at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, and Dr. Lisa Myers Morgan, Principal Research Director- Research and Development Division, Ministry of...


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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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