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August 2019
 

20 August 2019

From left, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF); Hon Floyd Green, Minister of State and Monique Gibbs, Chief Technical Director, Industry and Commerce Portfolio, both of MICAF, discuss cultivation of cannabis with a farmer on tour of the cannabis pilot project in Accompong, St Elizabeth on Friday, August 16.

Cannabis pilot project underway in Accompong

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 20 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
Following the recent signing of a tripartite agreement under the Alternative Development (AD) Project for the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal use, cultivation of the herb is now underway in Accompong, St Elizabeth. The AD project is being implemented as a strategy to transition traditional cannabis farmers from an illicit framework into the regulated environment, which is currently the purview of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Under the tripartite agreement, the Accompong Town Maroons, Timeless Herbal...


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August 21 is World Entrepreneurs’ Day

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 20 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
On August 21 Jamaica joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Entrepreneurs’ Day (WED). Every year, August 21 is celebrated as World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of World Entrepreneurs' Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. In a modern society, the simultaneous developments of entrepreneurship and human skills have become catalysts for a country to achieve economic and social advancement. The MSME sector is a nursery for entrepreneurship, often driven by individual creativity and innovation. On World Entrepreneur’ Day,...


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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
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm