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June 2019
 

10 June 2019

Minister Shaw at the launch of the Professional Sales Representatives Association of Jamaica

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 10 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right), greets President and Founder, Professional Sales Representatives Association of Jamaica (PSRAJ), Duane Lue Fung (2nd left). Looking on (from left) are PSRAJ Patron, Hon. Danvers Williams; and Vice-President and Director, PSRAJ, Paul Bryan, at the inaugural launch of the PRSAJ, at the Spanish Court Hotel on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The PSRAJ is a member-based organisation formed to elevate and accelerate the standards in the sales industry and the success of sales organizations and professionals in Jamaica...


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JANAAC World Accreditation Day CEO Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

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 10 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right), along with (from left) Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Sharonmae Shirley; Representative of the Veterinary Services Division Laboratory (VSDL), MICAF, Dr. Simone Martin-Shaw; and Deputy Chairman, JANAAC, Lynden Nugent, at the JANAAC World Accreditation Day CEO Breakfast and Awards Ceremony, at the Terra Nova Hotel on Friday, June 7, 2019. JANAAC, an agency of MICAF, hosted its CEO’s Breakfast and Awards Ceremony under the theme ‘Accreditation: Adding...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), along with (from left) Accreditation Manager, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Nickoe Boothe-Thompson; Chief Executive Officer, JANAAC, Sharonmae Shirley; Chief Food Storage Officer, Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), Roy McNeil; and Deputy Chairman, JANAAC, Lynden Nugent, at the JANAAC World Accreditation Day CEO Breakfast, at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel on Friday, June 7, 2019. JANAAC, an agency of MICAF, hosted its CEO’s Breakfast and Awards Ceremony under the theme ‘Accreditation: Adding Value to Supply Chains’, being held in recognition of World Accreditation Day, celebrated on the 9th of June annually. The FSPID received the first accreditation certificate to the ISO/IEC 17020 standard for inspection body here in Jamaica.

Shaw encourages Jamaican entities to become accredited

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 10 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging Jamaican entities to become accredited through the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) in order to lift their standards and elevate their position in the global marketplace. “As a country, we cannot get to where we are going unless we lift up our standards. And, lifting our standards means that we have to operate not at Jamaica’s standards but at international standards,” Minister Shaw stated. Minister Shaw was addressing stakeholders at JANAAC’s CEO Breakfast at the Terra Nova All-Suite...


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Tour of Longville Park Farm

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 10 Jun 2019    communications   
From left, Adsan Smith, Hatchery Supervisor, shows the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Dermon Spence, Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, lobster being reared at Longville Park Farm in Clarendon during a tour of the farm on June 7. At right is Donnie Bunting, owner. The tour included technical representatives from the Ministry, and other large-scale fish farm operators, and was aimed at sensitising Minister Shaw on the aquaculture industry as well as the sharing of ideas for improved marketing...


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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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