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November 2019
 
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11 November 2019

HERE’S TO EATING JAMAICAN: Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Monique Gibbs, samples jackfruit wine along with (from left) Lenworth Fulton, President, Owen Dobson, 2nd Vice-Present, Christopher Emmanuel, CEO, all of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, and Victor Cummings, Project Manager, Lakes Pen Agri-Ventures, at MegaMart Wholesale Club in Kingston on November 8, 2019. The occasion was the launch of Eat Jamaican Month under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat … Eat What We Grow’. The month-long celebrations include Eat Jamaican School Tours and will culminate with the Eat Jamaican Day Expo on November 25 at Devon House in St. Andrew.

Jamaicans urged to consume and utilize more Jamaican produce and products

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Jamaicans are being urged to consume and utilize more Jamaican produce and products in order to grow and build Jamaica. The call was made by Monique Gibbs, Chief Technical Director at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of Eat Jamaican Month on November 8 held at MegaMart in Kingston “Eating Jamaican is about supporting local agriculture,” said Gibbs, who was representing Minister Audley Shaw, who was unavoidably absent due to an overseas engagement. “It is about spending your money on fresher, tastier products that have been grown or processed locally...


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Launch of Eat Jamaican Month under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat … Eat What We Grow’

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Lenworth Fulton, President, Christopher Emmanuel, CEO, both of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, Monique Gibbs, Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Victor Cummings, Project Manager, Lakes Pen Agri-Ventures, view local produce on sale at MegaMart Wholesale Club in Kingston on November 8, 2019. The occasion was the launch of Eat Jamaican Month under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat … Eat What We Grow’. The month-long celebrations include Eat Jamaican School Tours and will culminate with the Eat Jamaican Day Expo on November 25 at Devon House...


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Shoppers examine local produce on sale at the launch of Eat Jamaican Month

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Shoppers examine local produce on sale at MegaMart Wholesale Club in Kingston during the launch of Eat Jamaican Month on November 8, 2019. Under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat … Eat What We Grow’, the Eat Jamaican campaign is an initiative of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. The month-long celebrations include Eat Jamaican School Tours and will culminate with the Eat Jamaican Day Expo on November 25 at Devon House in St. Andrew.


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Project Manager Victor Cummings and CTD Monique Gibbs share in a toast with jackfruit wine at the launch of Eat Jamaican Month

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
CHEERS: Victor Cummings, Project Manager, Lakes Pen Agri-Ventures, and Monique Gibbs, Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, share in a toast with jackfruit wine at the launch of Eat Jamaican Month on November 8, 2019 held at MegaMart Wholesale Club in Kingston. Under the theme ‘Grow What We Eat … Eat What We Grow’, the Eat Jamaican campaign is an initiative of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. The month-long celebrations include Eat Jamaican School Tours and will...


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Hon. J.C. Hutchinson inspects leaves of dasheen plant during a tour of Toms Hope and several other Portland communities

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), inspects the leaves of the dasheen plant during a tour of Toms Hope and several other Portland communities on November 8 where the Ministry’s Production Incentive Programme is under way to increase domestic production of a number of crops, including dasheen. Others from left are: Portland Eastern Member of Parliament, Ann-Marie Vaz; Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Peter Thompson, and dasheen farmer, Winston Suckie.


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Minister J.C. Hutchinson tours communities in Portland

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), engages farmer, Richard Robinson (left), in discussion at his farm in Orange Bay, Portland on November 8. Others from second left are Member of Parliament for Western Portland, Hon. Daryl Vaz and Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Parish Manager for Portland Kasif Smith. Mr. Hutchinson toured several communities in Portland where the Ministry’s Production Incentive Programme is underway to increase domestic production of a number of crops.


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Carrot famer Winston Dawkins gives Minister J.C. Hutchinson a tour of his farm in Hart Hill, Portland

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 11 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (second left), listens attentively to carrot farmer Winston Dawkins (right) at his farm in Hart Hill, Portland, on November 8. Others from left are Western Portland Member of Parliament, Hon. Daryl Vaz, and farmer Nordia Wint. Mr. Hutchinson toured several communities in Portland where the Ministry’s Production Incentive Programme is under way to increase domestic production of a number of crops.


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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 47 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

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