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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 2 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

16 November 2020

Global Entrepreneurship Week Message

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 16 Nov 2020    ICTAdmin   
November 16 – 22, 2020 is being observed as Global Entrepreneurship Week under four distinct themes: Education, Ecosystems, Inclusion and Policy . These themes are rather pertinent at this time, particularly in light of the battering that world economies have had to endure to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Entrepreneurship represents the lifeline of any economy and is an important driver of growth and job creation. It allows for the establishment of innovative companies, opens up new markets, improves productivity and creates wealth. Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and the...


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State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, speaks at a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank on October 30.​

JSWIFT Crucial Part of Modernisation Programme – Dr. Dunn

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 16 Nov 2020    communications   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, says the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) is a crucial aspect of the Government’s public-sector transformation and modernisation programme. JSWIFT is a one-stop-shop facility designed to provide fully automated services to enable traders and their representatives to transact all attendant business engagements online through a single portal. A major objective of the Public Sector Modernisation Programme is to support the development and delivery of integrated public services that meet...


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Minister: Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, speaks about the ‘Youth in Agriculture Roadmap’, at the launch on Thursday (November 12), at the Ministry ​in Kingston.

Agricultural Booklet Launched To Guide Youth

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 16 Nov 2020    communications   
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, in partnership with Jamaica 4-H Clubs, today (November 12) launched an agricultural booklet, ‘Youth in Agriculture, A Roadmap to Your Success’, to guide youth on a successful path in the industry. The roadmap, which was created by the Jamaica 4-H Clubs, offers a comprehensive guide to farmers and youth who are interested in farming on a wide range of issues, including educational institutions that offer farming courses, scholarships, career in agriculture, farming networks, how to access land and funds for agricultural ventures, how to market...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (second right), exchanges greetings with (from left): Director General and Chairman of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry; State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn; and Chairman of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa. The occasion was the virtual launch of the HSRA on October 29.

Minister Shaw Expresses Confidence in Jamaica’s Capacity to Safely Use Nuclear Technology

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 16 Nov 2020    communications   
Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw says he is confident in Jamaica’s capacity to safely pursue its engagement with nuclear science and technology in all aspects of national development and wealth creation strategies. He said this is made possible through the establishment of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA). “Our use of radiation, though inherently dangerous, will be safely developed under the watchful eyes of a robust and independent regulatory environment that commands the confidence and respect of the national and international communities,”...


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Minister Shaw Chairs First Meeting of the National Competitiveness Council

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 16 Nov 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, has recommended the inclusion of the trade unions represented by the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU); the Small Business Association; the Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA), and the Women’s Entrepreneur Network (WEN), to the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). Minister Shaw made the recommendations as he chaired his first meeting of the NCC on Friday, November 13. The inclusions, Minister Shaw said are in an effort to ensure the full inclusiveness of the Council. “I am confident that their active...


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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 2 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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4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: (876) 927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm

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8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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