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August 2019
 

21 August 2019

Minister without Portfolio in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. JC Hutchinson (3rd left) engages in discussion with Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Parish Manager for St. Elizabeth, Nathan Samuels (left) during a tour of sections of Flagaman in the parish on August 20.  Others listening in are, Member of Parliament and State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (2nd left)  and Mayor of Black River, Councillor Derrick Sangster (right). Last Friday, August 16, fire destroyed several crops and farming equipment.

Agriculture Ministry moves quickly to assist farmers affected by St. Elizabeth fire

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 21 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
The Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry is moving swiftly to assist approximately 47 farmers, who were affected by fire in Flagaman, St. Elizabeth last Friday (August 16). Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, said the Ministry will be providing topsoil, grass, seeds, fertilizer and sprays to enable the farmers to regain solid footing. “I have spoken to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry and we are assessing the situation to see what we can do to assist them as soon as possible,” Mr. Hutchinson said. He was speaking on Tuesday (August 20)...


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Minister without Portfolio in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. J. C. Hutchinson (2nd right) listens attentively to Rural Agricultural Development Authority Parish Manager for St. Elizabeth, Nathan Samuels (3rd left), following a tour of sections of Flagaman in  the parish that was affected by fire last Friday, August 16. Others from left are Farmers Zenora Davis, Gerald Davis; Member of Parliament for South Western St. Elizabeth and State Minister, Hon. Floyd Green, Farmer Henry Davis and Mayor of Black River, Councillor Derrick Sangster.

Hutchinson pledges drought mitigation allocation to Flagaman farmers

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 21 Aug 2019    ICTAdmin   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson has pledged an allocation of approximately $500,000 to assist farmers of Flagaman St. Elizabeth whose crops were destroyed by fire last Friday (August 16). The money was originally provided for his St. Elizabeth North Western constituency but will now go to the farmers of Flagaman as part of the recovery effort. Mr. Hutchinson made the commitment on August 20 when he, along with Minister of State in the MICAF, Hon Floyd Green, who is also Member of Parliament for Southwest...


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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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