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March 2019
 
  • The Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch of MICAF is advising members of the public that its phone lines… https://t.co/7kO63Ca3wx Posted: 12 hours 48 min ago
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 13 hours ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 1 day 13 hours ago

12 March 2019

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (centre), updating the media on developments in the conch industry at a media briefing held at his Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew on March 12, 2019. Others from left are Minister without Portfolio, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, and Minister of State, Hon Floyd Green.

Minister Shaw outlines measures to curb illegal fishing

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 12 Mar 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw, today (March12, 2019) outlined several measures to curb illegal fishing in Jamaican waters at a media briefing on the conch industry at his Hope Gardens offices. Outlining the reason for the extended March 1 2019 to January 31 2020 close season for the conch fishery, Minister Shaw said this was necessary because of the current depletion of Jamaica’s valuable queen conch stocks. “The depletion of the conch fishery has resulted from several factors [and} we are certain that illegal fishing is a major cause, “the...


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Director Andre Kong speaking at a media briefing on the conch industry

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 12 Mar 2019    communications   
Andre Kong (left), Director of Fisheries in the Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), speaking at a media briefing on the conch industry at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew on March 12, 2019. Others from right are the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio, MICAF and Dermon Spence, Acting Permanent Secretary, MICAF.


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Media briefing on the conch industry

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 12 Mar 2019    communications   
Superintendent Rex Swearing (right), Commanding Officer, Marine Police, in discussion with Lt. Leonard Wynter of the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard at a media briefing on the conch industry held at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew on March 12, 2019.


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Minister Floyd Green in discussion at a media briefing on the conch industry

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 12 Mar 2019    communications   
Sean Francis (left) of B&D Trawling Ltd in discussion with (from left) Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, Mr. Sydney Francis, Managing Director, Ton-Rick Enterprises Limited and Jerome Miles, General Manager, Rainforest Seafoods Ltd, at a media briefing on the conch industry at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew on March 12, 2019.


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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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  • The Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch of MICAF is advising members of the public that its phone lines… https://t.co/7kO63Ca3wx Posted: 12 hours 48 min ago
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 13 hours ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 1 day 13 hours ago

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