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  • Hon Floyd Green (left) greets General Manager Willard Hylton, at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricu… https://t.co/YGDPi9WoE8 Posted: 21 hours 22 min ago
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06 June 2019

Gov’t not abandoning sugar, says Shaw

Above Body

 06 Jun 2019    communications   
Government is not abandoning sugar, says the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, but instead is right-sizing and rationalising the industry. Noting the downturn in the sugar industry, Minister Shaw said the focus is now on appropriating former sugar lands to other areas of agricultural production starting in the parishes of Clarendon, St. Catherine and Trelawny. He said the SCJ Holdings now has hundreds of applications for thousands of acres of former sugar lands across the country, slated to be leased to farmers. Minister Shaw was speaking at the...


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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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  • Hon Floyd Green (left) greets General Manager Willard Hylton, at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricu… https://t.co/YGDPi9WoE8 Posted: 21 hours 22 min ago
  • Hon Floyd Green speaking at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show:… https://t.co/0vskt4kWQR Posted: 21 hours 30 min ago
  • Minister Floyd Green in discussion with JAS President Lenworth Fulton at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hagu… https://t.co/V7a5VzN5Hv Posted: 21 hours 41 min ago

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