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November 2019
 
  • 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 48 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

14 November 2019

Hon. Floyd Green peruses the National 2030 Agenda document

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left) peruses the National 2030 Agenda document while listening to Project Associate of Sustainable Development Goals at the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Latoya Hanson at the National Social Enterprise Forum, held at the Mandeville Hotel in Manchester on November 13.


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National Social Enterprise Forum

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green delivers an address at the National Social Enterprise Forum, held at the Mandeville Hotel in Manchester on November 13.


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Senior Director in the Strategic Planning Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Delroy Coley (right) makes enquiries about a chemical shown to him by Marketing Development Officer of H &L Agro/Syngenta, Kingsley Palmer (centre) and Marketing Development Officer of H&L Agro, Andre Gordon, at the Annual General Meeting of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association, held Wednesday, November 13 at the Denbigh Showgrounds in Clarendon.

Ministry examines recommendations for rightsizing sugar industry

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) is currently reviewing several recommendations in a bid to rightsize the country’s sugar industry. Against the background of the widespread desire of industry stakeholders to see the industry succeed, portfolio Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, listed several matters to be explored and addressed in the bid to secure a sustainable future for the industry. Minister Shaw identified the recommendations in a speech delivered by Senior Director of Strategic Corporate Planning in the Ministry, Delroy Coley, at the 70th Annual General...


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

Minister Shaw Urges Greater Linkages Between Tourism and Agriculture

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has urged stakeholders in the tourism industry to leverage the innate link that exists between the tourism and agriculture industries. Speaking at the press launch and official signing of the Hotel Management Agreement between Amaterra Group Jamaica and Marriott International, Minister Shaw reiterated the need for the tourism industry to buy more local produce and support Jamaican farmers, in an effort to boost local production as well as reduce Jamaica’s reliance on imported produce to feed the sector. “We...


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Annual General Meeting of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
Senior Director in the Strategic Planning Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Delroy Coley (second right) makes a point about the variety of sugarcane available, at the Annual General Meeting of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association (AIJCFA), held Wednesday, November 13 at the Denbigh Showgrounds in Clarendon. Others from left are, President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, Lenworth Fulton, Immediate Past Chairman of the AIJCFA, Allan Rickards and Manager of the AIJCFA, Nigel Myrie.


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Senior Director Delroy Coley addresses the Annual General Meeting of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
Senior Director in the Strategic Planning Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Delroy Coley (second right) addresses the Annual General Meeting of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association(AIJCFA), held Wednesday, November 13 at the Denbigh Showgrounds in Clarendon. At left is Manager of the AIJCFA, Nigel Myrie.


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State Minister in the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green (left) listens to a point made by Technical Specialist in the Socio-Economic Development Unit of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Charmaine Brimm, at the National Social Enterprise Forum, held at the Mandeville Hotel in Manchester on November 13.

Social enterprises critical in addressing social issues and accelerating economic growth - Min. Green

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 14 Nov 2019    communications   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, says that social enterprises are critical in addressing Jamaica’s social issues and accelerating economic growth and development. Social enterprises are businesses with primarily social objectives, and whose surpluses are reinvested in their business or the community. Their primary mission is to solve social, economic or environmental problems at community or national level through effective and ethical business practices. They have the dual responsibility of creating social value and ensuring...


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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 48 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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