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October 2020
 

09 October 2020

MIIC Celebrates National Manufacturers’ Month 2020

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 09 Oct 2020    ICTAdmin   
Jamaica’s manufacturing sector has made an invaluable contribution to the nation’s economic and social development. Many of our local large and medium sized manufacturers have their genesis as small home-based operations that created employment and empowerment for many. The manufacturing sector currently employs approximately 79,000 and contributes 8.6% to GDP. The link between manufacturing and job creation therefore cannot be overstated and must continue to be a key pillar in Jamaica’s growth agenda. Jamaican goods enjoy world-renowned recognition with the global market exhibiting an...


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Nestle/Stoneleigh Coffee Deal: Great Fillip to Industry

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 09 Oct 2020    ICTAdmin   
The Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries and Industry, Investment and Commerce have welcomed the news that Nestlé Jamaica is partnering with Stoneleigh Coffee to process locally, package and market, 100 percent Jamaican coffee for the premium markets here and abroad. “This significant development represents Nestlé’s entry into coffee manufacturing in Jamaica and we are confident that the partnership will be sustainable, profitable and serve as a catalyst for new investments in our coffee industry as well as elsewhere in our country’s agro industrial sector,” said Minister of Industry,...


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Employee engagement must be priority in organizations, says Minister Dunn

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 09 Oct 2020    ICTAdmin   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, says that employee engagement must become priority in every organization. “We are living in a new normal, therefore, employee engagement must be placed at the centre of our aspirations, as a country, to increase productivity, economic growth and development,” said Minister Dunn. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation’s (JBDC) Employee Engagement Seminar at JBDC Incubator and Resource Centre, Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston, on Thursday, October 8. Minister...


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Tanks handed over under the Ministry’s Production Incentive Programme

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 09 Oct 2020    ICTAdmin   
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (second left), along with farmer from New Works, Westmoreland, Pamela Robinson (second right), at the handover of water tanks at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Parish Office in Llandilo, Westmoreland, on October 8. Others from left are Central Westmoreland Member of Parliament, George Wright, and RADA Chief Executive Officer, Peter Thompson. Five hundred tanks are being distributed islandwide under the Ministry’s Production Incentive Programme to alleviate the impact of drought. To date, a little over 200 tanks have...


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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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