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June 2016
 

24 June 2016

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (centre), addresses a recent press briefing at the end of a Fisheries Retreat and the 10th Ministerial Council Meeting of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) held in Montego Bay from June 15-17, 2016. Others (from left) are Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Donovan Stanberry.

Investors Urged to Make Use of Opportunities in Fishing Industry

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 24 Jun 2016    hbembridge   
Private investors are being invited by the Government to capitalise on the opportunities available in the local and global fisheries markets. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says the economy could benefit more from the global fishing industry if local investors go after a larger slice of the US$136-billion industry. The Minister, who was addressing a recent press briefing at the end of a two-day Fisheries Retreat and the 10th Ministerial Council Meeting of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) held in Montego Bay from June 15-17, 2016...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (left), accepts the Denbigh Torch from 1st Vice President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Donald Berry (right). The occasion was the launch of the 2016 Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show on June 1, at the Hi-Pro Supercentre in White Mall, St. Catherine. Looking on is JAS President, Norman Grant.

Gov’t Focused on Growing Agriculture

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 24 Jun 2016    hbembridge   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says the Government is focused on expanding the agricultural sector in order to reduce food imports and grow the economy. “In setting our goals for growth and prosperity, we recognize that we can never really grow and be the masters of our own destiny unless we can expand on those things that we have grown locally for consumption,” Mr. Samuda said. He was addressing the launch of the 2016 staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show held recently at Hi-Pro Supercentre, White Marl, St. Catherine...


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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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