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April 2019
 
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04 April 2019

Andre Kong (centre), Director of Fisheries in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), in discussion with (from left) Havelan Honeyghan, Chairman of the Jamaica Fishermen Co-operative Union Limited (JFCU), and Courtney Cole, Chief Technical Director for Special Projects at the MICAF. The occasion was the annual general meeting of the JFCU, held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St. Andrew on April 2, 2019.

Gov’t to increase fisheries surveillance and monitoring

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 04 Apr 2019    communications   
Increased fisheries surveillance and enforcement are among some of the key improvements to be made to the fisheries sector under the recently promulgated Fisheries Act, which is expected to come into force soon. The new Fisheries Act will facilitate modern fisheries management and development strategies, and significantly increase the maximum fines for breaches of the law, as well as transform the Fisheries Division into the National Fisheries Authority (NFA), said the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. In a speech read by Chief Technical Director for...


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Registrar Errol Gallimore speaking at the AGM of the Jamaica Fishermen Co-operative Union Limited

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 04 Apr 2019    communications   
Errol Gallimore, Registrar at the Department of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies, highlights some of the challenges being faced by some co-operatives and the legal requirements to be fulfilled in order to remain compliant. He was speaking at the annual general meeting of the Jamaica Fishermen Co-operative Union Limited, held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St. Andrew on April 2, 2109.


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Director Andre Kong converses with fisherman Charles McKenzie

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 04 Apr 2019    communications   
Charles McKenzie, fisherman from Rocky Point in Clarendon, converses with Andre Kong (right), Director of Fisheries at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, during the annual general meeting of the Jamaica Fishermen Co-operative Union Limited , held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St. Andrew on April 2, 2019.


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Chief Technical Director in dialogue with Chairman Havelan Honeyghan

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 04 Apr 2019    communications   
Chief Technical Director for Special Projects in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Courtney Cole (right) speaking with Havelan Honeyghan, Chairman of the Jamaica Fishermen Co-operative Union Limited, at the Co-operative’s Annual General Meeting, held at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St. Andrew on April 2, 2019.


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Courtney Cole, Chief Technical Director for Special Projects at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking on behalf of the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the National Farmers’ Month launch, held at the Jamaica Agricultural Society’s (JAS) headquarters in downtown Kingston on April 3, 2019. At left is Lenworth Fulton, President, and Christopher Emanuel, Chief Executive Officer, both of the JAS. This year is the 36th anniversary of Farmers Month, held annually to celebrate the work of Jamaican farmers.

Shaw salutes farmers’ contribution to economic growth

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 04 Apr 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has commended farmers for their dedication, commitment and resilience, noting that their work and output have played an integral role in growing Jamaica’s economy. Stating that the key to prosperity is in the soil, the minister said that domestic crops grew by 6.9 per cent in the last quarter of 2018 with the major contributing crops being condiments (15%), fruits (20%), yams (8.4%), and vegetables (6.1%). In a speech read by Courtney Cole, Chief Technical Director for Special Projects at the Ministry of Industry,...


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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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
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