Hon J.C. Hutchinson (2nd left), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses production of broccoli under cultivation at the Holland Agro-Economic Zone in St. Elizabeth on February 7, 2020 with (from left) farmer Steve Neish, Dr Crispim Moreira, Food and Agriculture Organization Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, and Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority. The 2,400-acre property, former sugar cane lands, has been leased by Holland Producers Limited. Currently, 65 small farmers are engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops including papaya, melon, sweet pepper, sorrel, and sweet potato.
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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.
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