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October 2020
 
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30 October 2020

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), along with (from left) Director General and Chairman, Planning Institute of Jamaica, Dr. Wayne Henry; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence; Chairman, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa; Director General, HSRA, Maxine Russell; and Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Thursday, October 29, 2020. HSRA, an agency of the MIIC, is tasked with providing regulatory oversight to a myriad of private and public sector services utilizing radioactive substances and ionizing radiation sources. The launch was held to introduce the mandate of the agency to the Jamaican public and to enhance the authority’s standing and reputation in the Caribbean and globally.

Minister Shaw welcomes the launch of the Hazardous Regulatory Authority

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 30 Oct 2020    communications   
The launch of the Hazardous Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is being hailed by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, as a step in the right direction for Jamaica, noting that the Authority will significantly benefit our stakeholders, and will ensure the management and use of ionizing radiation and nuclear technology locally. He added that with the promulgation of the Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act 2015, establishment of the HSRA, and the approval of HSRA Regulations 2019, Jamaica can now confidently forge ahead with engaging nuclear science and technology...


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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

LAUNCHING OF ENFORCEMENT VESSEL

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 30 Oct 2020    communications   
The Promoting Community-Based Climate Resilience in the Fisheries Sector Project was granted effectiveness in March 2018 and will be executed over a 5-year period by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MOAF). The project development objective is to increase the adoption of climate resilient practices among targeted fishing and fish farming communities in Jamaica. The key outcomes expected from the Project include: Strengthened and climate-smart fisheries and aquaculture policy and regulatory framework; Reduced vulnerability of the targeted fishing and fish farming communities to...


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President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards​

.JAMPRO Seeks Greater Support for Export Max

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 30 Oct 2020    communications   
President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Dian Edwards, is appealing for more private-sector companies to partner with the entity in executing the Export Max programme. “We are encouraging more private-sector companies to come on board as sponsors, supporters and financial contributors to the programme to allow us to expand what we are currently doing for the next cohort,” she said. Ms. Edwards was addressing a Think Tank held at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) head office in Kingston on Friday (October 9). Export Max is the national enterprise development programme for...


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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Access to Safe Food Critical Part of COVID-19 Response – Minister Green

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 30 Oct 2020    communications   
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, has called on the country’s farmers to ramp up production in order to ensure the country’s food security, particularly in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Minister, who was delivering the keynote address at a digital ceremony to mark World Food Day on Friday (October 16), said that maintaining access to safe and nutritious food “must be a critical part of our response to this pandemic”. “This is the time for not only expanding production of our current crops but also for crop diversification. With the impact of climate change,...


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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) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 3 days 3 hours ago
  • Research & training critical in expanding & developing Bamboo industry- Min Dunn: More..https://t.co/I4H3Utko2Ihttps://t.co/sdoY0idpqv Posted: 3 days 3 hours ago
  • These doors made from bamboo by Superchard & Sons Furnishing Company Ltd., located at the Factories Corporation of… https://t.co/KbHMsloaQG Posted: 3 days 19 hours ago

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