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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: 12 hours 49 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 13 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 13 hours ago

09 September 2019

Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence in discussion with Purchasing Manager Yoshiro Sugawara

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence (centre) engages in discussion with Purchasing Manager of Hoei Kogyo Company Limited, Yoshiro Sugawara (left) during Mr. Sugawara’s visit to the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices on September 5. At right is General Manager of the Export Division in the Ministry, Byron Henry. Mr. Sugawara, whose company is responsible for the wholesale distribution of spices in Japan was visiting Jamaica, from which it imports most of its pimento, to familiarize himself with pimento and to gain first-hand...


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Launch of the publication Breadfruit Germplasm Collection

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left) takes keen interest in the gluten free breadfruit flour being shown to him by Director of the Jeffrey Town Farmers Association, Ivy Gordon, at the launch of the publication Breadfruit Germplasm Collection, at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus, authored by Professor Laura B. Roberts-Nkrumah, at the UWI, Mona Campus on September 3.


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CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the media launch of the CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo at the Spanish Court Hotel, Worthington Avenue, New Kingston on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. The CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo will take place September 26-28 and is regarded as the preeminent cannabis conference in the Caribbean and Latin America. The event will feature advanced content on the regulatory legal investment and global medicinal landscape from experts from over 30 countries.


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Minister Shaw meets with Red Stripe's new Managing Director and team

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), in discussion with new Managing Director of Red Stripe Limited, Luis Prata (left); Director of Corporate Affairs, Dianne Ashton-Smith; and Local Sourcing Manager, Cavell Francis-Rhiney, of Red Stripe Ltd., during an introductory meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Thursday, September 5, 2019.


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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right) makes a point to Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Keith Duncan (left), at a strategic planning workshop of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica, on Hope Road on September 9. At centre is Managing Director of the EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell. The workshop was held under the theme, “The New EXIM: Innovative, Inclusive, Impactful”.

Commerce Minister wants closer collaboration between the DBJ and Exim Bank on MSMEs

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, wants closer collaboration between the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) and the National Export-Import (EXIM) Bank so that available resources can benefit more small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). In this regard, the Minister noted that he plans to meet with Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr. the Hon Nigel Clarke. “If you look at the portfolio of the Development Bank of Jamaica, the larger sums that are on-lend from the DBJ tend to go to larger businesses but I want to see a greater distribution of...


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Minister Shaw greets Director Lacey-Ann Bartley

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Director of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica, Lacey-Ann Bartley at a strategic planning workshop at the Bank on Hope Road on September 9. Others from (second left) are: Directors Geoffrey Ziadie and Norman Reid. The workshop was held under the theme, “The New EXIM: Innovative, Inclusive, Impactful”.


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Minister Shaw converses with Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee

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 09 Sep 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left) converses with Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Keith Duncan at a strategic planning workshop of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica, on Hope Road on September 9. The workshop was held under the theme, “The New EXIM: Innovative, Inclusive, Impactful”.


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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: 12 hours 49 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 13 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 13 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