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17 January 2020

Agriculture Ministry set to launch International Year of Plant Health

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 17 Jan 2020    communications   
In keeping with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) declaration of 2020 as the United Nations’ International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) will launch local activities on January 22 at the Hope Botanical Gardens. The launch will also serve to raise awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect biodiversity and the environment, and boost economic development. Chief Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspector at MICAF Sanniel Wilson-Graham, said it was necessary to commit to an entire...


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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.

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