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21 January 2020

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with Co-founder of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited, Dr. Michael Bambury (left), during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) investor briefing at 5 Seaview Avenue in St. Andrew on January 9. Looking on is Co-founder and President, Ryan Reid.

First Rock IPO indicative of confidence in the economy — Shaw

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 21 Jan 2020    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the decision by the principals of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited to offer shares in the firm’s operations to the public is indicative of their confidence in Jamaica’s economy. He contended that their confidence and, by extension, that of other interests across the society has been and continues to be spurred, to a great extent, by the outcomes of several key macroeconomic indicators. Notably, the Minister said, is the extent of “unprecedented” growth being recorded; increased employment and a commensurate...

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Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), shares a light moment with (from left): Jamaica Representative, Marsha Johnson; Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; United States Representatives, Megan Wall and Michael Moscarelli. Occasion was the USAID Farmer to Farmer Conference 2020, held at The Liguanea Club in New Kingston, on Monday (January 6).

New Agricultural Transformation Project For St. Catherine

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 21 Jan 2020    communications   
A new agricultural transformation project will soon commence in St. Catherine, as the Government aims to create more wealth among local farmers. “Within a matter of months, this transformation will begin. In fact, in the Bernard Lodge and Innswood areas of St. Catherine, we are going to be seeing, over the next six to 12 months, a transformation starting with 6,000 acres of land in which we have a dynamic partnership of large and small farmers,” Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, said. He was speaking at the United States Agency for International...

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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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