The Agro Parks Programme of the Ministry of Agriculture is intended to facilitate the expansion of the productive capacity of the agricultural sector by building out the infrastructure to support SME investments in the production of selected crops and livestock directed towards import substitution and replacement, as well as, the provision of raw material for agro-processing and non-traditional exports.
The programme is for MSMEs in the agricultural sector who wish to engage into production to tap into local and international value-chains.
The Agro Parks are being developed to build capacity for SMEs in agriculture to produce crops:
To support the substitution and or replacement of selected imported crops;
For agro processors, fresh produce exporters, and school feeding programme, hotels and restaurants and other supply chains, thereby increasing incomes, wealth creation, and reducing poverty.
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries
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.
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