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July 2020
 
  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) in dialogue with General Manager, Carib Cement Company Limited (CCCL), Yago Castro, dur… https://t.co/ltBJDJ2aow Posted: 8 hours 7 min ago
  • Health and Safety Officer, Carib Cement Company Limited (CCCL), Mario Downer (r), presents Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, w… https://t.co/j26LEYKPp6 Posted: 8 hours 11 min ago
  • Projects Manager, Carib Cement Company Limited, Christopher Bryan (right), listens keenly to Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn,… https://t.co/XRq4ccKghS Posted: 8 hours 17 min ago

20 July 2020

Hon J.C. Hutchinson (left), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, traverses recently completed Bingham Hill Road in St. Ann, along with, from left, Member of Parliament for South West St. Ann, Hon Zavia Mayne; Lennoy Prendergast, Works Engineer, and Chief Executive Officer Peter Thompson, both of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority(RADA). The occasion was the official opening of the road that was rehabilitated by the RADA at a cost of $6.9 million under the National Farm Roads Rehabilitation Programme, on July 16, 2020.

$6.9-million upgraded Bingham Hill Farm Road officially opened

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 20 Jul 2020    communications   
Farmers and other residents of Bingham Hill and surrounding communities in St. Ann had high praises for the recently rehabilitated $6.9-million Bingham Hill road in St. Ann. The road was one of 77 farm roads completed by the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) under the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ National Farm Road Programme in the 2019/2020 financial year at a cost of $561 million. With the rehabilitation of the road it is now easier for the 1,800 farmers to get to their fields and transport their goods to market as well as the children to get to...


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Farmer from Brandon Hill, in St. Andrew, Kevin McLaren, displays ripe bananas and a breadfruit from his farm, during a Farmers’ Market on July 3, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries playfield, in St. Andrew.

Government Takes Lead To Safeguard Food Security

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 20 Jul 2020    communications   
The Government is making significant investments in the agricultural sector to safeguard the country’s food security and accelerate the sector’s recovery from the economic fallout induced by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With the temporary closure of the tourism sector in March, an unprecedented situation was created in which significant quantities of fresh and perishable local agricultural produce, originally destined for the sector, suddenly had no market. The situation was further exacerbated by quarantine lockdowns and restrictions of movement that resulted in gluts in community...


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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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  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) in dialogue with General Manager, Carib Cement Company Limited (CCCL), Yago Castro, dur… https://t.co/ltBJDJ2aow Posted: 8 hours 7 min ago
  • Health and Safety Officer, Carib Cement Company Limited (CCCL), Mario Downer (r), presents Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, w… https://t.co/j26LEYKPp6 Posted: 8 hours 11 min ago
  • Projects Manager, Carib Cement Company Limited, Christopher Bryan (right), listens keenly to Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn,… https://t.co/XRq4ccKghS Posted: 8 hours 17 min ago

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