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October 2019
 

18 October 2019

Chairman Dr. Andre Gordon presents a copy of the Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries book to Minister Audley Shaw

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Chairman, Technological Solutions Limited, Dr. Andre Gordon (left), presents a copy of the Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries, Vol 1: Export Challenges and Implementation Strategies book to the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, at the World Standards Day (WSD) Reception, hosted by Technological Solutions Limited at the Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, New Kingston on Monday, October 14, 2019. The reception was held in recognition of WSD, celebrated on October 14 each year. TSL provides solution-oriented technical assistance to...


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World Standards Day Reception

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), along with (from left) Acting Board Chairman, Technological Solutions Limited, Earl Patrick; President of JAMPRO, Diane Edwards; Senior Representative/Trainer, Safe Quality Food Institute, Frank Schreurs, at the World Standards Day (WSD) Reception, hosted by Technological Solutions Limited at the Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, New Kingston on Monday, October 14, 2019. The reception was held in recognition of WSD, celebrated on October 14 each year. TSL provides solution-oriented technical assistance to...


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Minister Shaw and student Vanessa Plummer plant lychee tree

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), assists Vanessa Plummer to plant a lychee tree at the Christiana High School in Manchester on October 11, at the World Food Day National Ceremony and Exhibition. At right is Principal of Christiana High School, Leecent Wallace.


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Minister Shaw participates in the handover of a hand-held tractor to the Christiana High School

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (third right), participates in the handover of a hand-held tractor to the Christiana High School in Manchester on October 11 at the World Food Day National Ceremony and Exhibition. Others participating from left are Chairman of the school’s Board, Dr. Hansel Gillman; Custos Rotulorum for the parish of Manchester, Garfield Green, Principal of the school; Leecent Wallace, Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Chairman, Nigel Myrie, and RADA Manchester Parish Board chairman, Lennox Powell.


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Farmer Zephora Davis shows off her melon in Flagaman St. Elizabeth

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Farmer Zephora Davis shows off her melon in Flagaman, St. Elizabeth to Glenville Hall, Zonal Director, and Jermaine Wilson, Extension Officer, both of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) during a tour of the area on October 18. Melons and other crops will be ready for reaping in another three weeks, following the fire which devastated farms in the area. To date, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries through the RADA has provided $14.3m in resuscitation assistance to the farmers.


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Closing out ceremony of a pilot project under the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Project

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Roy McNeil (second right), is in discussion with farmer, Marion Allen (second left), at the closing out ceremony of a pilot project under the Japan Caribbean Climate Change (JCCP) Project in Cascade, St. Ann on October 15. Others from left are Derval McClean and Andy-lee Carter.


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Courtesy Call with His Excellency Ambassador Luis Del Solar

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 18 Oct 2019    communications   
His Excellency Ambassador Luis Del Solar (2nd left)) of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Jamaica converses with Michelle Parkins, Acting Principal Director , Economic Planning and Policy, Ministry of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens’ offices on October 15, 2019. The meeting explored possibilities of expansion of bilateral trade with Argentina to include the export of Jamaican mangoes and Blue Mountain coffee and import of beef to Jamaica as well as technical cooperation between both countries, particularly in...


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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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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

Opening hours: 
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