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March 2019
 

04 March 2019

Robert Thompson (2nd left), director, CNET Group Inc., and Dermon Spence (3rd left), Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), sign memorandum of understanding for the development of a framework for the establishment of the OUTAONE Agro-Economic Zone Project at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens complex in St. Andrew on March 4, 2019. The signing was witnessed by the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson(right), Minister without Portfolio, MICAF; and Errol Bailey (left), director, CNET Group Inc. Assisting with the proceedings is Courtney Cole (standing), Chief Technical Director for Special Projects, MICAF.

Agriculture ministry signs MOU for agro-economic zone framework

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
A memorandum of understanding aimed at putting in place a framework for the establishment of OUTAONE Agro-Economic Zone Project was signed by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) with CNET Group Inc. today (March 4) at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens complex in St. Andrew. Speaking at the signing, Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, welcomed the initiative, stating that it signalled an important step in structuring the agricultural sector. “One of the problems stifling the growth of...


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MOU signing betwen MICAF and CNET Group Inc.

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
From left, Errol Bailey and Robert Thompson, directors of CNET Group Inc., Dermon Spence, Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio, MICAF, and Courtney Cole, Chief Technical Director - Special Projects, MICAF, pose with a copy of a memorandum of understanding for the development of a framework for the establishment of the OUTAONE Agro-Economic Zone Project at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens complex in St. Andrew on March 4, 2019.


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Director Errol Bailey speaking at a MOU Signing between MICAF and CNET Group Inc.

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
Errol Bailey, director, CNET Group Inc., speaking at the signing of a memorandum of understanding by CNET Group Inc. with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) for the development of a framework for the establishment of the OUTAONE Agro-Economic Zone Project at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens complex in St. Andrew on March 4, 2019. Others, from left, are Robert Thompson, director, CNET Group Inc., Dermon Spence, Acting Permanent Secretary, MICAF, and the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio, MICAF.


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Minister Shaw meets with IMF Team

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), meets with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Team, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Monday, March 4, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss - enhancing resilience in agriculture, agri-linkage exchange (ALEX) and procurement.


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Hon. Audley Shaw greets IMF Mission Chief for Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakirishnan

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief for Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Monday, March 4, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss - enhancing resilience in agriculture, agri-linkage exchange (ALEX) and procurement.


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Minister Shaw converses with IMF Mission Chief for Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), converses with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief for Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Monday, March 4, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss - enhancing resilience in agriculture, agri-linkage exchange (ALEX) and procurement.


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Hon. Audley Shaw in discussion with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Team

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 04 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), in discussion with (from left) Acting Permanent Secretary at MICAF, Dermon Spence; International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief for Jamaica, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan; Economist, Karim M. Youssef; and Senior Economist, Jeff Danforth, of the IMF, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Monday, March 4, 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss - enhancing resilience in agriculture, agri-linkage exchange (ALEX) and procurement.


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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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