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Agricultural Marketing Information Division


The Agricultural Marketing Information Division, AMID, was created, under the restructuring of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries, through a merger of the Data Bank & Evaluation Division with the Marketing & Credit Division.  AMID will serve to be the main supporting entity to drive the marketing thrust of the Ministry; conduct market-chain analyses; manage incentives to stakeholders within the agricultural sector; design and manage systems for the provision of national statistical data on agriculture; and provide policy and planning information that will guide improvements in production, productivity, value-added and marketing in the agricultural sector.

Specifically, AMID will:-

  1. Provide internal and external clients with a first-rate statistical service through the timely collection, storage and dissemination of accurate data and agricultural marketing analyses, on the agricultural sector.
  2. Provide the Ministry with data and analyses that will form the basis for formulating marketing and other policies.
  3. Carry out impartial and objective evaluations of agricultural programmes and projects in the Ministry.
  4. Provide timely market information and intelligence that can serve to stimulate and promote investment in the agricultural sector.
  5. Monitor and facilitate the operations of Commodity Boards and Statutory bodies falling under the Ministry.
  6. Administer incentives offered by the Ministry to farmers and agro-processors.

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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4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm