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January 2020
 

29 January 2020

National School-Feeding Programme Discussion

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), listens keenly to a point being made by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Dr Crispim Moreira (3rd right), during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Seated at the Minister’s left is Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (4th right) and others (from left) are Advisor to Minister Hutchinson, Dr. Omer Thomas; Principal Director in the Ministry, Michelle...


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Hon Floyd Green at the launch of the 5th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
From left, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, Hon Harold Muschett, Custos of Trelawny, and Lenworth Fulton, President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, in dialogue at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show at the showground on January 22. Under the theme 'Agricultural Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change', the show will be held February 25-26, 2020 at the Hague Showground in Trelawny...


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Launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, speaking at the launch of the 65th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show at the showground on January 22. Under the theme 'Agricultural Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change', the show will be held February 25-26, 2020 at the Hague Showground in Trelawny. Others from left are Tova Hamilton, and Deputy Mayor of Falmouth, Councillor Donovan White...


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Ministers Shaw, Charles and MP Dr. Ferguson meet with former sugar cane workers

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
From left, Hon Audley Shaw (left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, Member of Parliament for Eastern St. Thomas, and Hon Pearnel Charles, farmer, in dialogue at a meeting with former sugar cane workers of the Golden Grove Sugar Factory in St. Thomas on January 24, 2020. Minister Shaw disclosed at the meeting that Government would be providing $200-million assistance to former workers to include land and inputs such, seeds and fertilizer to enable them to engage in the cultivation of alternative crops.


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Former Sugar Cane Worker Joseph Carr speaking during a meeting with the Hon. Audley Shaw

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, listens attentively as Joseph Carr, former sugar cane worker explains challenges he is having at a meeting with former sugar cane workers and stakeholders in Golden Grove, St. Thomas on January 24. Minister Shaw disclosed at the meeting that Government would be providing $200-million in assistance to former workers to include land, land preparation, seeds and fertilizer for the cultivation of alternative crops.


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Interim Chief Executive Officer Courtney Cole greets CASE President Pius Lacan

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 29 Jan 2020    communications   
Interim Chief Executive Officer of the National Fisheries Authority Courtney Cole (right), greets President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) Alumni Association, Pius Lacan at the Portland-based institution’s opening ceremony for Founders’ Weekend on January 24. At left is Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Lilieth Clarke-Sinclair. The three-day Founders’ Weekend provides an opportunity for past students to share information on critical topics related to agriculture with the current student body.


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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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