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November 2020
 
  • Our hard-working Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. will be live on Power 106 FM (… https://t.co/H1m7r6gnGS Posted: 1 day 20 hours ago
  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in partnership with the Jamaica Agricultural Society and the Rural Agricu… https://t.co/YqaWV8fBUX Posted: 2 days 3 hours ago
  • Farmers, install surveillance devices---modern technology such as surveillance cameras photo beams and alarm system… https://t.co/GlRQOqRUa8 Posted: 2 days 5 hours ago

06 November 2020

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn.

Firms Urged to Increase Employee Engagement

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, is calling on businesses to place greater emphasis on increasing employee engagement, noting that this is critical in achieving the levels of productivity needed to boost economic growth. He was addressing the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Engagement Seminar, held at the agency’s Incubator and Resource Centre in St. Andrew on Thursday (October 8). Dr. Dunn cited a 2016 JBDC National Engagement Report, which showed that at the national level, 75.5 per cent of the labour force...


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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), speaks at a ‘Listening Tour’ event in Hanover, recently. At left is Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Peter Thompson.

Agriculture Minister Issues Strong Warning to Praedial Thieves

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says praedial larceny continues to be a growing concern, and that there will be a zero-tolerance approach going forward and that offenders can expect to face the full brunt of the law. The Minister, in pointing to a number of high-profile arrests in recent weeks involving the theft and recovery of livestock, tells JIS News that praedial larceny is one of the leading ills facing the farming sector. “It is just plain wrong and immoral for farmers to put their all… hard-earned money and loans… into planting and nurturing their crops, only...


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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, addresses the Ministry’s Listening Tour stop at the Lucea Anglican Church in Hanover, on October 9.

Acquisition of Land Titles to be Made Easier for Farmers

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Government is taking steps to make the process of getting land titles easier for farmers. “The land-titling issue is a massive one. We passed some laws at the end of our last administration to make it easier for persons to get titles; what we have to do now is put them into action,” Mr. Green told farmers in attendance at the Ministry’s Listening Tour stop at the Lucea Anglican Church in Hanover, on October 9. He informed that he had met with Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation,...


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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, addresses a town hall at the Treasure Beach Sports Park & Community Centre in the parish on Wednesday, October 7.

Farmers’ Groups Urged to Take Advantage of Rural Economic Development Initiative

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, is encouraging farmers’ groups to take advantage of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF) Rural Economic Development Initiative, Phase II (REDI II). The US$42 million programme will run over the next five years with the aim to improve both the agricultural and tourism sectors by enhancing access to markets and building climate-resilient approaches for targeted beneficiaries. The emphasis is on enhancing linkages among producers, service providers and buyers to improve economies for small agricultural and tourism enterprises, while...


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JAMPRO Launches National Business Portal (NBP)

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Platform to make it easier to do business in Jamaica The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has launched the first phase of the National Business Portal (NBP) to facilitate multiple business-to-government transactions in one online location. The website, dobusiness.gov.jm, was built by eGov Jamaica Ltd. The platform aims to strengthen the investment environment in Jamaica by delivering comprehensive information and guidance to facilitate private investments. The website provides detailed guidance on steps to take for myriad government business processes along the lifespan of investment...


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Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), emphasises a point during a meeting with Custos of Manchester. Garfield Green (right); and Members of Parliament (MPs) for the parish held in Williamsfield on Thursday (September 24). Member of Parliament for South Manchester, Robert Chin, listens.

MINISTER SHAW FOCUSED ON EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF YOUTH IN MANCHESTER

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 06 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce and Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the provision of education and training opportunities for young people is his top priority. He was addressing a meeting with Custos of Manchester, Hon. Garfield Green, and MPs for the parish, held in Williamsfield on Thursday (September 24), to outline plans for the development of Manchester. Mr. Shaw said he intends to accelerate a second-chance education programme that he started for young people as well as establish a training academy. He noted that the education...


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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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  • Our hard-working Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. will be live on Power 106 FM (… https://t.co/H1m7r6gnGS Posted: 1 day 20 hours ago
  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in partnership with the Jamaica Agricultural Society and the Rural Agricu… https://t.co/YqaWV8fBUX Posted: 2 days 3 hours ago
  • Farmers, install surveillance devices---modern technology such as surveillance cameras photo beams and alarm system… https://t.co/GlRQOqRUa8 Posted: 2 days 5 hours ago

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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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