Government of Jamaica

  • Robert Weinstein (left), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc discusses cultivation of hemp with the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Diane Edwards, President, JAMPRO, at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. The 365-acre farm provides employment for several former sugar cane workers in the surrounding communities and will produce CBD oil for both the local and international markets.

    Robert Weinstein (left), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc discusses cultivation of hemp with the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Diane Edwards, President, JAMPRO, at the official ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate in Trelawny on December 11, 2019. The 365-acre farm provides employment for several former sugar cane workers in the surrounding communities and will produce CBD oil for both the local and international markets.

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    Jamaica’s hemp industry will produce the best CBD oil, declared the Hon Audley Shaw,...
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at Long Pond Estate
    From left, Mitchel Yeckes, Managing Director, Organic Growth Holdings Grow Jamaica, Robert...
  • State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left), presents Ynoquie Wedderburn with the bio-economy award, at the annual accountability seminar and cocktail reception of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on December 4. The award was presented to her for recognition of her development of natural cosmetic products from the bee-keeping enterprise and application of organic treatments for pest and diseases.

    State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left), presents Ynoquie Wedderburn with the bio-economy award, at the annual accountability seminar and cocktail reception of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on December 4. The award was presented to her for recognition of her development of natural cosmetic products from the bee-keeping enterprise and application of organic treatments for pest and diseases.

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    State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd...
  • Hon. Floyd Green raises a toast with IICA Country Representative Dr. Elizabeth Johnson
    State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of State


Dermon Luke Spence, JP


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: December 10th, 2019
State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left), congratulates the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) first- place Youth in Agribusiness awardee for 2019, Kemoy McKenzie, at IICA’s annual accountability seminar and cocktail reception, at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on December 4. At centre is IICA’s Carlene Walker.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), hands over the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) 50th licence for operations in the local medical cannabis industry to Director of Outlier Biopharma Limited, Brian Thelwell (right), on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA's New Kingston offices. Sharing in the moment is Chief Executive Officer, CLA, Lincoln Allen.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), hands over the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) 50th licence for operations in the local medical cannabis industry to Director of Outlier Biopharma Limited, Brian Thelwell (right), on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA's New Kingston offices. Sharing in the moment is Chief Executive Officer, CLA, Lincoln Allen.

Published On: December 10th, 2019
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued its 50th licence for operations in the medical cannabis industry. The Montego Bay-based Outlier Biopharma Limited was presented with the permit to operate a retail herbal house (without facility for consumption) during a ceremony on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA’s New Kingston offices. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley...

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), listens to Minister Audley Shaw (centre), at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing, on Thursday (December 5), in Kingston. At left is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence.

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), listens to Minister Audley Shaw (centre), at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing, on Thursday (December 5), in Kingston. At left is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence.

Published On: December 10th, 2019
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is calling on farmers to write formal letters with requests for road repairs in their communities. Speaking at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing on Thursday (December 5) in Kingston, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, said these letters must be sent to the Parish Manager of the Rural Agricultural Development...

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, speaks at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MBCCI) Awards Banquet, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, on Saturday (November 30).

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, speaks at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MBCCI) Awards Banquet, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, on Saturday (November 30).

Published On: December 9th, 2019
Addressing the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce...
Published On: December 6th, 2019
Hon Audley Shaw (2nd right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses the discount on a Mercedes-Benz car with Jackie Stewart-Lechler, Managing Director of Stewart’s Automotive Group, at the relaunch of the Caribbean Association Brokers Loyalty Programme on December 5, 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom in Kingston. Others, from left, are Raymond Walker, Chairman...
Published On: December 10th, 2019
State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left), congratulates the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) first- place Youth in Agribusiness awardee for 2019, Kemoy McKenzie, at IICA’s annual accountability seminar and cocktail reception, at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. Andrew on December 4. At centre is IICA’s Carlene Walker.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), hands over the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) 50th licence for operations in the local medical cannabis industry to Director of Outlier Biopharma Limited, Brian Thelwell (right), on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA's New Kingston offices. Sharing in the moment is Chief Executive Officer, CLA, Lincoln Allen.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), hands over the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) 50th licence for operations in the local medical cannabis industry to Director of Outlier Biopharma Limited, Brian Thelwell (right), on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA's New Kingston offices. Sharing in the moment is Chief Executive Officer, CLA, Lincoln Allen.

Published On: December 10th, 2019
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued its 50th licence for operations in the medical cannabis industry. The Montego Bay-based Outlier Biopharma Limited was presented with the permit to operate a retail herbal house (without facility for consumption) during a ceremony on Wednesday (December 4), at the CLA’s New Kingston offices. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley...

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), listens to Minister Audley Shaw (centre), at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing, on Thursday (December 5), in Kingston. At left is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence.

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), listens to Minister Audley Shaw (centre), at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing, on Thursday (December 5), in Kingston. At left is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence.

Published On: December 10th, 2019
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is calling on farmers to write formal letters with requests for road repairs in their communities. Speaking at the Ministry’s Quarterly Press Briefing on Thursday (December 5) in Kingston, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, said these letters must be sent to the Parish Manager of the Rural Agricultural Development...

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, speaks at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MBCCI) Awards Banquet, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, on Saturday (November 30).

United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia, speaks at the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MBCCI) Awards Banquet, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, on Saturday (November 30).

Published On: December 9th, 2019
Addressing the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce...
Published On: December 6th, 2019
Hon Audley Shaw (2nd right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses the discount on a Mercedes-Benz car with Jackie Stewart-Lechler, Managing Director of Stewart’s Automotive Group, at the relaunch of the Caribbean Association Brokers Loyalty Programme on December 5, 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom in Kingston. Others, from left, are Raymond Walker, Chairman...

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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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