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August 2019
 

19 August 2019

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), is greeted by part-owner of Marigold Projects Limited, Lloyd Tomlinson, at the launch of Sensi Cannabis House, at the Pulse Centre in Kingston on August 14. At centre is former Governor- General, Kenneth Hall.

Shaw targeting Import/Export Regulations for Cannabis in September

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 19 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, is aiming to have the import/export regulations for cannabis promulgated in September. The Minister made the announcement at the official opening of the SENSI Cannabis House, at the Pulse Centre in New Kingston last Wednesday (August 14). Once promulgated, Jamaica will be one of 10 countries in the world with an export regime. “I have set a target for the regulations to be promulgated in September and in place because I want us to start exporting extracted oils and buds from Jamaica into external markets,” he said. Mr...


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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (left) hands over MD2 pineapple suckers to Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Parish Manager for St. Elizabeth, Nathan Samuels (right), who accepts on behalf of farmers from the parish, during a handover ceremony at the RADA parish office in Santa Cruz on August 15. At (centre) is Chief Executive Officer of RADA, Peter Thompson.

Farmers receive pineapple suckers under productivity programme

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 19 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
In keeping with its Production and Productivity Programme, aimed at increasing production of strategically selected crops and livestock for local consumption but with export potential, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, through the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) distributed some 70,000 pineapple suckers to farmers in the western parishes of St Elizabeth, Hanover, Westmoreland St. Ann, Clarendon and St. James on Thursday, August 15. The handover ceremony was held at the RADA St. Elizabeth Parish Office in Santa Cruz, under the 2019-2020 Production...


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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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