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Overview of the Ministry:
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.

Vision Statement

By 2030, Jamaica has innovative, inclusive, sustainable and internationally competitive industries in agriculture, fisheries, manufacturing and service sectors..

Mission Statement

To create an enabling environment which grows and sustains industries in agriculture, fisheries, manufacturing and service sectors; strengthen national quality infrastructure; and ensure food & nutrition security, food safety and consumer protection

Outcomes

  • Increased contribution of local industries, agriculture, fisheries and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to GDP
  • High standard of quality to all consumers of Jamaican products and services
  • Reduced improper usage of agricultural lands in Jamaica
  • Increased responsiveness to threats and opportunities such as the impacts of climate change, pest and disease outbreaks and global developments
  • Enhanced national quality infrastructure, food security, food safety, health and nutrition
  • Reduction of Praedial larceny, theft from agriculture and other agricultural-related issues
  • Flexible, responsive and robust systems to meet the demands of a dynamic local, regional and trading system.
  • An efficient and effective regulatory system to ensure the sustainable use of our resources.

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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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