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August 2019
 

07 August 2019

Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), Prime Minister of Jamaica, congratulates Matthew Thomas, young farmer from Bushy Park Farm, as he displays his prize-winning bull at the Livestock Parade at the 67th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show on August 6. At centre is the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

High Praises for Denbigh 2019

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 07 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
The 67 th annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show held August 4-6 at the showground in May Pen, Clarendon, has come in for high praises. Prime Minister the Most Hon Andrew Holness described the grounds as beautiful and the livestock impressive. Mr. Holness also praised the organisers and show participants, noting that the stalls he saw during his tour demonstrated that agriculture was strong and robust in Jamaica, with great opportunities, and great possibilities. The Prime Minister, along with Minister of Industry Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw,...


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Agriculture Minister announces increased cocoa prices

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 07 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has announced an increase in the price of cocoa payable to farmers. The price per box will move from $2,600 to $3,000 per box. The Minister made the announcement while addressing the 67 th annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon, on August 5. “As we continue to support our farmers, I am pleased that we have successfully increased the prices by $400 per box and we are not stopping there,” he said. In a wide-ranging address, Minister Shaw also announced a revamp of the current measures...


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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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