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January 2020
 

15 January 2020

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (2nd left) listens attentively to a point made by President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes (second right), at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Others from left are International Consultant of Consultancy Inc., Dr. Charlene Ashley; and Principal Management Consultant at the Business Works Collective, Andrea Livingston-Prince. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs.

Government prioritizing 20 per cent procurement spend for small businesses

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 15 Jan 2020    communications   
Government is placing priority on ensuring that Jamaica’s small businesses will benefit from 20 per cent share of the Government’s procurement spend this year. Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, who made the disclosure noted that the process started late last year and will be increased this year. “For a very long time our small businesses have advocated that the government should use some of the resources that it puts into procurement to help drive and grow small businesses. The passage of the Government’s Public Procurement...


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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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