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November 2019
 
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 16 hours 33 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: 16 hours 44 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 16 hours 52 min ago

07 November 2019

2019 China International Import Expo

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (left), in discussion with (from 2nd left) Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping; and President of JAMPRO, Diane Edwards, at the 2019 China International Import Expo being held in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, November 5. The Jamaican Pavilion booth gave a true Jamaican experience as it highlighted key Jamaican products such as the Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, Appleton Rum, banana chips, jerk sauces and porridges. Jamaica’s reputation as one of the...


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2019 China International Import Expo

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), along with (from 2nd left) President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping; Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness; and President of JAMPRO, Diane Edwards, at the 2019 China International Import Expo being held in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, November 5. The Jamaican Pavilion booth gave a true Jamaican experience as it highlighted key Jamaican products such as the Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, Appleton Rum, banana chips, jerk sauces and porridges. Jamaica’s reputation as one of the premier global...


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Cannabis Can Provide Big Boost For Tourism

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the growing global market for cannabis provides the opportunity for Jamaica to become a first-choice destination for travellers who want to use medical cannabis. Mr. Green, who was speaking at the official opening of Apollon Formularies Limited in Westmoreland on October 25, said “the fact that Jamaica is already a world-renowned hospitality and tourism destination is a guaranteed formula for a successful cannabis industry”. “We can create more facilities where patients, while being...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Farmers Encouraged To Cooperate With Personnel Tackling Frosty Pod Rot Disease

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
The Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging farmers to cooperate with the Frosty Pod Rot (FPR) Management Programme agents. Frosty pod rot is an airborne disease that can easily spread from one farm to another by the wind. The disease affects cocoa and it is caused by a fungus (Moniliophthora roreri). Speaking earlier this month, Mr. Shaw noted that some farmers had been resisting efforts of the work of the Ministry. The Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging farmers to cooperate with the...


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Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Valerie Veira (second right); engages with (from left), University of Technology (UTech) Vice President, Professor Colin Gyles; Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) Network Manager, JBDC, Dionne Palmer; and Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts Vice Principal, Kerry-Ann Henry, at the signing of Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) for the establishment of SBDCs to serve the creative industries at the JBDC in Kingtson, recently.

More Business Support For Creative Entrepreneurs

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
Entrepreneurs in the creative industry are to benefit from increased technical and managerial support through the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC). The entity recently signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with three tertiary institutions for the establishment of small business development centres (SBDCs) to serve micro, small and medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) operators in the sector. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, JBDC Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Valerie Veira, said that Jamaica is yet to fully capitalise on the local creative talent. “We are developing some...


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President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Janet Silvera, addresses housing development stakeholders at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) ‘Business of Real Estate’ Forum, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James, on Thursday, October 24.

JAMPRO Hosts Real Estate Forum In Mobay

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 07 Nov 2019    communications   
Scores of local real estate investors and other stakeholders in housing development attended the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) ‘Business of Real Estate’ Forum, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James, on October 24. The event, which was organised in partnership with JN Bank, highlighted investment opportunities for low- to middle-income housing solutions in western Jamaica. Additionally, stakeholders discussed how to strategically plan to meet the growing demand for housing and the financial options that need to be made available to the benefit of Jamaicans in the...


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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: 16 hours 33 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: 16 hours 44 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 16 hours 52 min ago

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