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July 2020
 

30 July 2020

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (left), converses with Colombian Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Diana Aguilar Pulido, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Minister Shaw met with H. E. Diana Aguilar Pulido to discuss the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with Colombia in several areas of trade, in particular, assistance with the export of spices to Colombia.

Colombia and Jamaica exploring collaboration on bilateral trade

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 30 Jul 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw, has signalled his commitment to explore the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with the Government of Colombia in several areas of trade and, in particular, assistance with the export of spices to Colombia. The Minister exchanged ideas on the matter with Colombian Ambassador to Jamaica, Her Excellency Diana Aguilar Pulido, during a courtesy call at his Ministry’s New Kingston Offices on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Mr Shaw informed that Jamaica and Colombia have enjoyed long-standing trade relations at the...


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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Leslie Campbell, speaks at the launch of the ‘Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’, held at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, July 24.

$67-Million Production Incentive For Fisheries Sector

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 30 Jul 2020    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Leslie Campbell, says the Ministry has allocated a $67-million production incentive to the local fisheries sector as part of a coronavirus (COVID-19) strategic intervention. Speaking at the launch of the ‘Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’ at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in St. Elizabeth on July 24, Mr. Campbell outlined that the incentive is aimed at mitigating the decline in local fish production over the past few months. “Since April of this year,...


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Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis.

JBDC Hosts Virtual Grant Proposal-Writing Workshop For Social Entrepreneurs

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 30 Jul 2020    communications   
Social entrepreneurs will benefit from a virtual grant proposal-writing workshop being hosted by the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) from July 29 to 31. The three-day session, which will be held via the Zoom platform, will provide participants with understanding and insight of the dynamics of proposal writing from the donor’s perspective, help them learn how to construct strategic proposals for business or development projects, and empower them to write winning proposals. It will include a live pitch session on Friday, July 31. Speaking with JIS News, Deputy Chief Executive...


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Minister with Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Leslie Campbell (centre), and Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), interacting with Chairman of the Treasure Beach Fisherfolk Group, Shawn Taylor, during the launch of the ‘Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’ at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in St. Elizabeth, on July 24.

US$4.8M Climate Resilience Fisheries Project Launched

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 30 Jul 2020    communications   
More than 40,000 local fisheries stakeholders are poised to benefit from the implementation of the ‘Promoting Community-based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project’ by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF). The US$4.875-million five-year World Bank-funded initiative aims to enhance climate resilient practices among targeted fishing and fish-farming communities across Jamaica in a bid to strengthen the sector through several engagements. These include investment and diversification in fisheries-based alternatives; development of climate resilient...


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11-year-old Maurice Davis hopes to become a farmer in the future.

11-Year-Old Hopes To Pursue Passion For Farming At Mona High

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 30 Jul 2020    communications   
It is not often that one meets an 11-year-old who wants to become a farmer. But for Maurice Davis, who is a recent graduate of Windward Road Primary and Junior High School, farming is not only a career goal but a passion that he hopes to further develop at Mona High School, which he will attend come September. Maurice, who was a member of the 4-H club at his primary school, tells JIS News that, through farming, he hopes to contribute to creating a sustainable future for Jamaica. “Being part of the 4-H club was a good experience, as I learned about good practices in farming and also about...


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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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