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September 2019
 

13 September 2019

Minister Shaw meets with IMF Team

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), in discussion with (from second left) Mission Chief Uma Ramakrishnan; Senior Economist Jeff Danforth; Economist Aleksandra Babii; Resident Representative Karim Youssef, all of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The IMF team met with Minister Shaw to get an update on the agricultural sector, ALEX, the tree planting programme, dormant funds, among other issues pertaining to the Ministry.


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Minister Shaw greets IMF's Mission Chief Uma Ramakrishnan

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets Mission Chief, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uma Ramakrishnan, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The meeting was held to discuss matters relating to the agricultural sector.


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JSIF's Graduation Ceremony

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
The graduation ceremony, organised by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) in collaboration with the CAC 2000 Foundation, marked completion of the Alternative Livelihood Skills Training Programme, under which JSIF and CAC 2000 partnered with 6 organizations to provide training to over 600 individuals from 18 underserved communities across 7 parishes in the field of air conditioning installation and maintenance.


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Chairman, CAC 2000 Foundation, Steven Marston (centre), in dialogue with Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, at a graduation ceremony, at the AC Hotel Marriott, Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston on Thursday, September 12, 2019. At left is Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeny. The graduation ceremony, organised by JSIF in collaboration with the CAC 2000 Foundation, marked completion of the Alternative Livelihood Skills Training Programme, under which JSIF and CAC 2000 partnered with 6 organizations to provide training to over 600 individuals from 18 underserved communities across 7 parishes in the field of air conditioning installation and maintenance.

Minister Shaw lauds JSIF’s alternative livelihood skills development training programme

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon Audley Shaw, has lauded the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s Alternative Livelihood Skills Training Programme. Under the programme, JSIF partnered with the CAC 2000 Foundation to train 132 persons from 18 underserved communities across 7 parishes in air conditioning installation and maintenance with 72 completing the training successfully. Speaking at the graduation ceremony for the skills training programme at the AC Hotel Marriot, Lady Musgrave Road on Thursday (September 12), Minister Shaw said that “where there is human...


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Minister Shaw in discussion at JSIF's Graduation Ceremony

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right), in discussion with (from left) Social Services Manager, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Gresford, Bennett; Managing Director, JSIF, Omar Sweeney; and Chairman, CAC 2000 Foundation, Steven Marston, at a graduation ceremony, at the AC Hotel Marriott, Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The graduation ceremony, which marked the completion of the Alternative Livelihood Skills Training Programme, was organised by JSIF in collaboration with the CAC 2000 Foundation. Under the...


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Minister Shaw converses with Managing Director Omar Sweeny

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeny (left), converses with Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, at a graduation ceremony, at the AC Hotel Marriott, Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston on Thursday, September 12, 2019. At left is CEO, CAC 2000 Foundation, Gia Abraham. The graduation ceremony, which marked the completion of the Alternative Livelihood Skills Training Programme, was organised by JSIF in collaboration with the CAC 2000 Foundation. Under the programme, JSIF and CAC partnered with 6 organizations to provide training...


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Minister Shaw meets with IMF team

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 13 Sep 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), along with (from second left) Mission Chief, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uma Ramakrishnan; Chief Technical Director at the Ministry, Monique Gibbs; Economist, IMF, Aleksandra Babii; Resident Representative, IMF, Karim Youssef; Senior Advisor, Office of Executive Director at the IMF, Courtney Williams; Chief Technical Director for Special Projects at the Ministry, Roy McNeil; and Senior Economist, IMF, Jeff Danforth (background), during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday,...


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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.

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