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June 2016
 
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 16 hours 30 min ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 16 hours 41 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 16 hours 48 min ago

03 June 2016

Government Identifying Lands for Farming

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 03 Jun 2016    hbembridge   
The Government is seeking to identify mined out bauxite lands ideally suited for farming and the provision of irrigation water. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, says this among of initiatives being undertaken to assist farmers in further boosting crop production. “We are going to be working with the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) to identify those areas that have good (mined out) lands (which have been restored and) can go into production…and to assist farmers who want to use some of these lands...


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Gov’t Ignites 30 MSMEs

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 03 Jun 2016    hbembridge   
Some 30 Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) are to benefit from grant funding to commercialise their projects under the Innovation Grant from New Ideas to Entrepreneurship (IGNITE) Programme. “New businesses will be targeted under this pilot project, which will last for two years,” said Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda. He was speaking at the official opening of a training facility for small businesses located at the Restoring Entrepreneurial Success Through Education and Technology (RESET) Caribbean Foundation offices on Brompton Road...


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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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  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 16 hours 30 min ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 16 hours 41 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 16 hours 48 min ago

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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