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  • Agriculture Minister discusses closure of Appleton Factory with sugar cane industry stakeholders
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw, has...
  • Sweet yam farmer Shermaine Barnett tends to her farm in Endeavour in the parish of St. Ann.

    Sweet yam farmer Shermaine Barnett tends to her farm in Endeavour in the parish of St. Ann.

    Sweet yam farmer has high praises for RADA
    Farmer Shermaine Barnett has high praises for the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (...
  • Jamaica records 12 per cent increase in sweet yam under Production Incentive Programme
    There has been a 12 per cent increase in sweet yam production under the Ministry of Industry...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (left), converses with Colombian Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Diana Aguilar Pulido, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Minister Shaw met with H. E. Diana Aguilar Pulido to discuss the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with Colombia in several areas of trade, in particular, assistance with the export of spices to Colombia.

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (left), converses with Colombian Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Diana Aguilar Pulido, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Minister Shaw met with H. E. Diana Aguilar Pulido to discuss the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with Colombia in several areas of trade, in particular, assistance with the export of spices to Colombia.

    Colombia and Jamaica exploring collaboration on bilateral trade
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw, has...
  • Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Leslie Campbell, speaks at the launch of the ‘Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’, held at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, July 24.

    Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Leslie Campbell, speaks at the launch of the ‘Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’, held at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, July 24.

    $67-Million Production Incentive For Fisheries Sector
    Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. Leslie Campbell, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of State


Dermon Luke Spence, JP


Permanent Secretary

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President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, Diane Edwards.

President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, Diane Edwards.

Published On: August 14th, 2020
President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards, says the agency is working towards making Jamaica the best place to do business in the Caribbean. This, she said, will be done through several pieces of legislation being worked on, which will catapult the country into the top-10 of the Doing Business Report. “We’re already number six in the world in starting a business, because you can do it...

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Leslie Campbell, making a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28).

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Leslie Campbell, making a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28).

Published On: August 10th, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will be making $50 million available to support the production incentive and drought mitigation/climate mitigation programmes in each constituency. This was disclosed by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. Leslie Campbell during a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28). “A total of $35 million is being made...

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Government is committed to driving the growth of social enterprises and enabling entrepreneurs to formalise their operations. Addressing a Social Return on Investment (SROI) virtual round table recently, Mr. Green noted that social enterprises have long been a feature in Jamaica, with many entrepreneurs...

Managing Director, EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell (seated left)[ and President, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards (seated right), display the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the EXIM Bank Jamaica and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), which aims to provide export development support for 48 SMEs seeking to access new markets for their products and services. The signing took place at the Bank’s offices in Kingston on July 30. Sharing the moment (standing from left) are Manager, Sales and Promotions, JAMPRO, Ricardo Durrant; Manager, Business Advisory Services, JBDC, Melissa Bennett; and Executive Director, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Imega Breese McNabb.

Managing Director, EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell (seated left)[ and President, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards (seated right), display the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the EXIM Bank Jamaica and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), which aims to provide export development support for 48 SMEs seeking to access new markets for their products and services. The signing took place at the Bank’s offices in Kingston on July 30. Sharing the moment (standing from left) are Manager, Sales and Promotions, JAMPRO, Ricardo Durrant; Manager, Business Advisory Services, JBDC, Melissa Bennett; and Executive Director, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Imega Breese McNabb.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on June 30 between the EXIM Bank and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) to provide export development support for 48 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking to access new markets for their products and services. Through the MOU, the EXIM Bank has created a club for exporters in Export Max III to access special services, fixed interest rates, reduced...

Founder/Chief Executive Officer, OEXONE, Robert Kibo Thompson, points to a chart that highlights examples of how the OEXONE online platform will operate, at its launch on July 15, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

Founder/Chief Executive Officer, OEXONE, Robert Kibo Thompson, points to a chart that highlights examples of how the OEXONE online platform will operate, at its launch on July 15, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
Farmers across the island who have been complaining about being unable to reach markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) now have a global platform called OEXONE that they can join to upload and list their crop outputs, take orders and receive payments directly to their bank accounts from buyers around the world. The OEXONE platform facilitates diaspora trade, commerce and investment opportunities. Its key...

Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis.

Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis.

Published On: July 30th, 2020
Social entrepreneurs will benefit from a virtual grant proposal-writing workshop being hosted by the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) from July 29 to 31. The three-day session, which will be held via the Zoom platform, will provide participants with understanding and insight of the dynamics of proposal writing from the donor’s perspective, help them learn how to construct strategic proposals for...

President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, Diane Edwards.

President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, Diane Edwards.

Published On: August 14th, 2020
President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards, says the agency is working towards making Jamaica the best place to do business in the Caribbean. This, she said, will be done through several pieces of legislation being worked on, which will catapult the country into the top-10 of the Doing Business Report. “We’re already number six in the world in starting a business, because you can do it...

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Leslie Campbell, making a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28).

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Leslie Campbell, making a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28).

Published On: August 10th, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries will be making $50 million available to support the production incentive and drought mitigation/climate mitigation programmes in each constituency. This was disclosed by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. Leslie Campbell during a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday (July 28). “A total of $35 million is being made...

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Government is committed to driving the growth of social enterprises and enabling entrepreneurs to formalise their operations. Addressing a Social Return on Investment (SROI) virtual round table recently, Mr. Green noted that social enterprises have long been a feature in Jamaica, with many entrepreneurs...

Managing Director, EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell (seated left)[ and President, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards (seated right), display the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the EXIM Bank Jamaica and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), which aims to provide export development support for 48 SMEs seeking to access new markets for their products and services. The signing took place at the Bank’s offices in Kingston on July 30. Sharing the moment (standing from left) are Manager, Sales and Promotions, JAMPRO, Ricardo Durrant; Manager, Business Advisory Services, JBDC, Melissa Bennett; and Executive Director, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Imega Breese McNabb.

Managing Director, EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell (seated left)[ and President, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards (seated right), display the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the EXIM Bank Jamaica and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), which aims to provide export development support for 48 SMEs seeking to access new markets for their products and services. The signing took place at the Bank’s offices in Kingston on July 30. Sharing the moment (standing from left) are Manager, Sales and Promotions, JAMPRO, Ricardo Durrant; Manager, Business Advisory Services, JBDC, Melissa Bennett; and Executive Director, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Imega Breese McNabb.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on June 30 between the EXIM Bank and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) to provide export development support for 48 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking to access new markets for their products and services. Through the MOU, the EXIM Bank has created a club for exporters in Export Max III to access special services, fixed interest rates, reduced...

Founder/Chief Executive Officer, OEXONE, Robert Kibo Thompson, points to a chart that highlights examples of how the OEXONE online platform will operate, at its launch on July 15, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

Founder/Chief Executive Officer, OEXONE, Robert Kibo Thompson, points to a chart that highlights examples of how the OEXONE online platform will operate, at its launch on July 15, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

Published On: August 5th, 2020
Farmers across the island who have been complaining about being unable to reach markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) now have a global platform called OEXONE that they can join to upload and list their crop outputs, take orders and receive payments directly to their bank accounts from buyers around the world. The OEXONE platform facilitates diaspora trade, commerce and investment opportunities. Its key...

Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis.

Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis.

Published On: July 30th, 2020
Social entrepreneurs will benefit from a virtual grant proposal-writing workshop being hosted by the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) from July 29 to 31. The three-day session, which will be held via the Zoom platform, will provide participants with understanding and insight of the dynamics of proposal writing from the donor’s perspective, help them learn how to construct strategic proposals for...

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

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