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February 2019
 
  • CTD Dr. Roy McNeil, encourages children to eat more Jamaican produce, meats and vegetables at the 20t… https://t.co/lzF3UmjyWs Posted: 10 hours 24 min ago
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04 February 2019

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), receives a sample of the meal prepared utilizing Jamaica’s indigenous produce from Executive Mission:FoodPossible Chef, Patrice Harris-Henry, at the official launch of Mission:FoodPossible, at the St. John’s Primary School in St. Catherine, on Friday February 1, 2019. The menu consisted of pumpkin-banana bread, green banana salad, barbeque chicken and yamackee - consisting of a mixture of yam, plantain, ackee and pumpkin. Looking on at right is Founder of the programme, Peter Ivey, along with St. John’s Primary students.

St. John’s Primary School students to benefit from school meal programme initiative

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 04 Feb 2019    communications   
Students at St. John’s Primary School in St. Catherine will now benefit from a school meal programme, which will utilize Jamaica’s indigenous produce such as pumpkin, cassava, yams and green banana, along with other local produce, under an initiative dubbed ‘Mission:FoodPossible’. Mission: FoodPossible seeks to combat global hunger and food insecurity by using locally grown products to make creative, nutritious and low-budget meals and was conceptualized and founded by New York-based Jamaican chef and past student of St. John’s Primary School, Peter Ivey. Speaking at the official launch of ‘...


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Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the launch of Mission:FoodPossible

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 04 Feb 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the launch of Mission:FoodPossible at St. John’s Primary School, St. Catherine, on Friday, February 1, 2019. This initiative, conceptualised and founded by New York-based Jamaican chef and past student of the school, Peter Ivey, will seek to utilize Jamaica’s indigenous produce such as pumpkin, cassava, yams and green bananas, along with other local produce, to provide nutritious and low budget meals in creative ways for the children.


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Minister Shaw prepares soil for the planting of a sweet pepper tree

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 04 Feb 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), prepares the soil for the planting of a sweet pepper tree at the official launch of Mission:FoodPossible, at the St. John’s Primary School in St. Catherine, on Friday, February 1, 2019. At left is founder of the programme, Peter Ivey. Elements of the launch included a groundbreaking exercise for the school garden where students will be taught the importance of eating what they grow.


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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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  • CTD Dr. Roy McNeil, encourages children to eat more Jamaican produce, meats and vegetables at the 20t… https://t.co/lzF3UmjyWs Posted: 10 hours 24 min ago
  • Ja. Dairy Dev. Board treats patrons to samples of curried, barbecued, sweet & sour and beef in coconut sauce @ the… https://t.co/kaK7XLgaX5 Posted: 10 hours 33 min ago
  • Students participating in goat scramble at the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival at Minar… https://t.co/yD1n6SIuqu Posted: 10 hours 44 min ago

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