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May 2020
 

20 May 2020

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Help For Higglers In Annotto Bay

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 20 May 2020    communications   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has assisted higglers in Annotto Bay, St. Mary, through its Buy-Back Programme, at a cost of $650,000. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, during a recent virtual town hall meeting. “Given the developing quarantine situation in some sections of St. Mary, we have also responded to the needs of the parish with assistance for the Annotto Bay higglers,” he said. The Government is spending $240 million to purchase excess produce from farmers impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Through the Buy-Back Programme,...


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Chief Executive Officer of Mobile Edge Solutions, Leighton Campbell.

Local Entrepreneurs Encouraged To Put In Online Component Of Business

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 20 May 2020    communications   
Local entrepreneurs are being encouraged to actualise an online component of their business, to expand their scope and exposure. Speaking at the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) recent virtual session of the Biz Zone, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mobile Edge Solutions, Leighton Campbell, presented tips on how members of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) can move into the digital space. “E-commerce is in demand and enables market expansion and penetration to grow your business beyond physical boundaries. The investment to set up an e-commerce business versus...


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

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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
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Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm

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