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May 2019
 
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09 May 2019

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), in discussion with (from left) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Juan Cheaz Peláez; Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence; and Director of Fisheries, Fisheries Division, MICAF, Andre Kong, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Minister Shaw and Mr. Peláez discussed opportunities for further cooperation between the Ministry and the FAO.

FAO and Jamaica exploring further collaboration in agriculture

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 09 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, has signalled his commitment to explore further cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), in particular, assistance with the country’s fruit tree planting programme and small Drip Irrigation System for small farmers. The Minister exchanged ideas on these matters with the interim FAO Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Juan Cheaz Pelaez during a courtesy call at his Ministry’s New Kingston Offices on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. In welcoming Mr. Pelaez, Mr. Shaw...


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Hon. Audley Shaw in discussion with FAO Representative Juan Cheaz Peláez

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 09 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), in discussion with (from left) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Juan Cheaz Peláez; Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence; and Director of Fisheries, Fisheries Division, MICAF, Andre Kong, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Minister Shaw and Mr. Peláez discussed opportunities for further cooperation between the Ministry and the FAO.


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FAO Representative pays a courtesy call on Hon. Audley Shaw

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 09 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), converses with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Juan Cheaz Peláez, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Minister Shaw and Mr. Peláez discussed opportunities for further cooperation between the Ministry and the FAO.


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), in conversation with Diane Edwards, President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), during the launch of the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) on May 7.

Jamaica aiming for top 10 in Ease of Doing Business Index - Green

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 09 May 2019    communications   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green announced that a target has been set for Jamaica to rank among the top 10 on the Ease of Doing Business Index within the next three years. This, he said, is to be achieved through the National Competitiveness Council Doing Business Reform Memorandum. “We have joined our public/private sector in a partnership in a body to advance policy research and public awareness of reform initiatives that facilitate the design of an enabling environment for businesses in Jamaica,” Minister Green said. “The...


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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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