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October 2019
 
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 5 hours 56 min ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 6 hours 7 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 6 hours 14 min ago

23 October 2019

Jamaica explores growing mushrooms for medicinal purposes

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 23 Oct 2019    ICTAdmin   
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence (left) along with Chief Operating Officer, Oakland Licensed Professional Therapeutics (OLP); Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences, UTech, Dr. Ellen Campbell-Grizzle; Senior Advisor to Minister Shaw, Dennis Boothe; Scientific Consultant (OLP) Tomas Garrett and Founder/Chief Executive Officer, OLP, James (Jim) Keim. In background from left are; Lead Researcher, Ian Bollinger and Mushroom Cultivation Expert, OLP, Reggie Harris, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston office on...


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MICAF Permanent Secretary greets Mushroom Cultivation Expert

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 23 Oct 2019    ICTAdmin   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence (left) greets Mushroom Cultivation Expert, Oakland Licensed Professional Therapeutics (OLP), USA, Reggie Harris, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston office on Tuesday, October 22. Mr. Harris was part of the OLP team that met with Ministry officials to discuss partnering with Jamaica in growing mushrooms for medicinal purposes.


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Oakland Licensed Professional Therapeutics team meets with Ministry officials

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 23 Oct 2019    ICTAdmin   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries , Dermon Spence (right) and Senior Advisor to Minister Shaw, MICAF, Dennis Boothe (centre) listen keenly to Founder/Chief Operating Officer, Oakland Licensed Professional Therapeutics (OLP), United States, James McConchie (left). Mr. McConchie was part of the OLP team that met with Ministry officials to discuss partnering with Jamaica in growing mushrooms for medicinal purposes, on Tuesday, October 22.


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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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  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 5 hours 56 min ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 6 hours 7 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 6 hours 14 min 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