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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: 5 hours 56 min ago
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18 November 2019

School tour and breakfast demonstration at the Holland Primary School

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Danessa Clarke samples stir fried callaloo with cheese and French toast prepared by Celebrity Chef, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the Holland Primary School in St. Elizabeth on November 15, 2019. The school tour and breakfast demonstration was part of the Eat Jamaican Month activities organised by the Jamaica Agricultural Society, RADA and the Ministry. Minister Hutchinson also told the students about the importance and benefits of eating locally grown produce and encouraged the school to incorporate...


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Students at Holland Primary School in St. Elizabeth eat stir fried callaloo with cheese and French toast with the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, on November 15, 2019. The school tour and breakfast demonstration was part of the Eat Jamaican Month activities organised by the Jamaica Agricultural Society, RADA and the Ministry. In a talk to the students, Minister Hutchinson emphasised the importance and benefits of eating locally grown produce and encouraged the school to incorporate more local ingredients in its Breakfast Programme.

Agri Ministry encourages Jamaicans to eat more local produce

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
In celebration of Eat Jamaican Month, Jamaicans are being urged to consume and utilize more Jamaican produce and products in order to grow and build Jamaica. The Eat Jamaican campaign, now in its 16th year, is organised by the Jamaica Agricultural Society, Rural Agricultural Development Authority and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) under the theme grow what we eat, eat what we grow. Several activities are being held to celebrate Eat Jamaican Month to include Eat Jamaican Celebrity Chef School Tours and climaxing on Eat Jamaican Day, November 25, with an...


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Minister J.C. Hutchinson views cassava harvested from the Holland Primary School Garden

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, views cassava harvested from the Holland Primary School Garden in St. Elizabeth during an Eat Jamaican School Tour on November 15, 2019. Others from left are Rural Agricultural Development Authority Parish Agricultural Manager, Nathan Samuels, and Simone Doctor, Principal. The tour was one of several activities being held in celebration of Eat Jamaican Month organised by the Jamaica Agricultural Society, RADA and the Ministry and included a talk to the students by...


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Discussions regarding boosting of crop production

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Principal Research Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Lisa Myers Morgan (left), listens attentively to a point made by Owner and President of Essential Energy Solutions, Dan Stachofsky (right), at the Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, St. Catherine on November 15. At second left is Senior Research Director, Carla Douglas. Essential Energy Solutions, through its trade name, Geofield Systems, is seeking to collaborate with Jamaica to use technology that neutralizes the effects of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) in the environment, which stunts...


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Chief Technical Director Monique Gibbs tours Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Monique Gibbs (second left), pays keen attention to information on the Frosty Pod Rot of Cocoa Disease provided by Senior Plant Protection Officer, Patrice Pitter (left), while on a tour of the Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, St. Catherine on November 15. Others from third right are Owner and President of Essential Energy Solutions, Dan Stachofsky, Organic Agriculture Consultant with Essential Energy, Markus Braun, and Principal Research Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce,...


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Students participate in goat scramble at the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Students participating in goat scramble at the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival at Minard Estate in St. Ann on November 14, 2019. Held under the theme Empowering Youths through Livestock Production for National Development, the annual show is aimed at restoring confidence in the livestock sector, following the downturn in the sector in the 1990s.


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Patrons sampling at the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
The Jamaica Dairy Development Board treats patrons to samples of curried, barbecued, sweet and sour and beef in coconut sauce at the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival held at Minard Estate in St. Ann on November 14, 2019. Held under the theme Empowering Youths through Livestock Production for National Development, the annual show is aimed at restoring confidence in the livestock sector, following the downturn in the sector in the 1990s.


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Chief Technical Director Dr. Roy McNeil encourages children to eat more Jamaican produce meats and vegetables

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 18 Nov 2019    communications   
Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Roy McNeil, encourages children to eat more Jamaican produce, meats and vegetables at the 20th staging of the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival at Minard Estate in St. Ann on November 14, 2019. Held under the theme Empowering Youths through Livestock Production for National Development, the annual show is aimed at restoring confidence in the livestock sector, following the downturn in the sector in the 1990s.


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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 6 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

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