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September 2019
 
  • The Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch of MICAF is advising members of the public that its phone lines… https://t.co/7kO63Ca3wx Posted: 13 hours 8 min ago
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago
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02 September 2019

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence (centre), converses with Global GAP(Good Agricultural Practices), Consultant, Leonardo Ferrer Narvaez (left), at a GAP assessment meeting of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project (EVADP), held at the Courtleigh Hotel in New Kingston, on September 2. At right is Project Manager of EVADP, Troy Chambers.

 

Agriculture Ministry hosts Global GAP consultancy meeting for Essex Valley Project

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 02 Sep 2019    ICTAdmin   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries today (September 2) hosted a Global GAP(Good Agricultural Practices) consultancy meeting for the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project (EVADP) with a view to conducting an assessment of the Government’s approach and the implementation of the Global GAP standard. The standard is primarily designed to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by minimizing detrimental environmental impacts of farming operations. A total of 700 farmers are to be trained under EVADP towards achieving Global GAP certification...


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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson (left) addresses farmers at the relief assistance function for the Flagaman farmers at the Pedro Plains Anglican Church in St. Elizabeth on Friday, August 30, whose farmlands were devastated by fire recently.  Seated from left are State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green; Assistant Vice President, Hi-Pro, Jaimie Ogilvie and, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence.

Govt. pledges more assistance to fire-affected farmers in St. Elizabeth

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 02 Sep 2019    ICTAdmin   
As Government and other stakeholders continue to provide assistance to support the fire-affected farmers of Flagaman, St Elizabeth, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J. C. Hutchinson, has announced that $5 million is to be provided towards the procurement of grass to be used as mulch to aid the resuscitation of the farmlands. Mr Hutchinson made the announcement at a Farmer’s Relief Forum hosted by Hi-Pro, at the Pedro Plains Anglican Church in St. Elizabeth on Friday, August 30. Following the commitment on August 20 of Drought...


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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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  • The Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch of MICAF is advising members of the public that its phone lines… https://t.co/7kO63Ca3wx Posted: 13 hours 8 min ago
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 1 day 14 hours ago

4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm