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March 2020
 

06 March 2020

Hon. Floyd Green, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) speaking at a COVID-19 consultation meeting with industry stakeholders on March 5, 2020, held at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew. Others from left are Patricia Francis, Chair of the Trade Facilitation Task Force, Dermon Spence, Permanent Secretary, and Chief Technical Director, Monique Gibbs, both of MICAF. Issues discussed at the meeting, included the availability of supplies for manufacturers, the need to guard against hoarding and price increases as well as the need to ramp up production in relation to food security.

MICAF Hosts COVID-19 Consultation with Industry Stakeholders

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 06 Mar 2020    communications   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) today hosted a meeting with industry stakeholders to ascertain concerns and to discuss strategies to safeguard businesses against the background of the potential threat of the COVID-19 disease . Among the issues discussed at the meeting, held at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices on March 5, 2020, was the availability of supplies for manufacturers, the need to guard against hoarding and price increases as well as the need to ramp up production. Speaking at the meeting, Minister of State at MICAF, Hon Floyd Green, joined...


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Hon. Floyd Green Meets with High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. Emmanuel John Nchimbi

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 06 Mar 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (right), along with (from left) Attorney-at-Law, MICAF, Indra S. Vincent; Minister Counsellor, United Republic of Tanzania, Frank Mhina; Professor at the University of the West Indies, Ishenkumba Kahwa; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Monique Gibbs; High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. Emmanuel John Nchimbi, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Matters discussed included how Jamaica and Tanzania...


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COVID-19 Consultation Meeting

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 06 Mar 2020    communications   
Dunstan Whittingham, President of the Jamaica Vendors, Higglers and Markets Association, speaking at a COVID-19 consultation meeting with industry stakeholders on March 5, 2020, held at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries ’ Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew on March 5, 2020. Others from left are Damion Rowe of the Plant Quarantine and Produce Inspection Branch, Imega Breese McNab, Executive Director, and Richard Pandohie, President, both of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association. Issues discussed at the meeting, included the availability of supplies for...


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Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence Addresses Industry Stakeholders At A COVID-19 Consultation Meeting

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 06 Mar 2020    communications   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Dermon Spence (left), addressing industry stakeholders at a COVID-19 consultation meeting on March 5, 2020, held at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices in St. Andrew. At right is the Hon. Floyd Green, Minister of State at MICAF. Issues discussed at the meeting, included the availability of supplies for manufacturers, the need to guard against hoarding and price increases as well as the need to ramp up production in relation to food security.


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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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm