Omar Hanson (left) of Manchester 4-H Clubs, explains operation of hydroponic system on display to (from left) Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Ackera Gowie, National 4-H Girl 2012 and National Festival Queen 2018, and Hidran McKulskie, Chairman, Jamaica 4-H Clubs. The occasion was the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Achievement Day Expo held at Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on April 5, 2019. In keeping with the theme ‘Eco-based Adaptation Strategies: A 4-H Response to Climate Smart Agriculture’, Minister Shaw underscored the importance of practising climate smart agriculture and stated that the irrigation systems in Clarendon and St. Catherine are to be expanded. In the background (from left) are Garfield Ewart, Field Services Director, and Dr. Ronald Blake, Executive Director, both of the Jamaica 4-H Clubs.
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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