Government of Jamaica

  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right); and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right) meet with Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker (5th from left) and team, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The meeting was to discuss a number of GOJ advisory projects inclusive of the Trade Portal.

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right); and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right) meet with Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker (5th from left) and team, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The meeting was to discuss a number of GOJ advisory projects inclusive of the Trade Portal.

    Shaw discusses agriculture with Finance Corporation
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has expressed an...
  • Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (4th left), along with (from left) President, K. Craft Associates Inc., Kaye Craft; President, Renaissance Management Group INC., Sharon McLennon, Founder/CEO, Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of Excellence (CARI-CODE) and Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN), Ilsa duVerney; CEO, Step HR Consulting, Shane Ram; Ricardo Fernandez of Strategic Associate Inc.; Founding Director, CODN, Lorna McDonald; and CEO, Torch Enterprises, Dr. Pamela Jolly, at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The two-day conference is being hosted by the CARI-CODE and the CODN from May 21-22, under the theme 'OD - 2.0 Rise to Meet Opportunities of the New Decade'.

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (4th left), along with (from left) President, K. Craft Associates Inc., Kaye Craft; President, Renaissance Management Group INC., Sharon McLennon, Founder/CEO, Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of Excellence (CARI-CODE) and Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN), Ilsa duVerney; CEO, Step HR Consulting, Shane Ram; Ricardo Fernandez of Strategic Associate Inc.; Founding Director, CODN, Lorna McDonald; and CEO, Torch Enterprises, Dr. Pamela Jolly, at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The two-day conference is being hosted by the CARI-CODE and the CODN from May 21-22, under the theme 'OD - 2.0 Rise to Meet Opportunities of the New Decade'.

    Minister Shaw calls for increase in worker productivity
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has called for an...
  • Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence at the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal
    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon...
  • Acting Principal Director in the Economic Planning and Policy Division of the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Michelle Parkins (second right),listens attentively to the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson (second left), at a workshop to promote tourism linkages with the Jamaican agri-food sector, at the Alhambra Inn in St. Andrew on May 16. Others (from left) are: IICA Agro-Tourism Specialist, Ena Harvey; Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace, and Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald Riley. The workshop was aimed at examining the linkages between agriculture and tourism.

    Acting Principal Director in the Economic Planning and Policy Division of the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Michelle Parkins (second right),listens attentively to the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson (second left), at a workshop to promote tourism linkages with the Jamaican agri-food sector, at the Alhambra Inn in St. Andrew on May 16. Others (from left) are: IICA Agro-Tourism Specialist, Ena Harvey; Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace, and Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald Riley. The workshop was aimed at examining the linkages between agriculture and tourism.

    Agriculture Ministry places major focus on tourism sector for use of local produce
    The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is targeting the tourism...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right); and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right) meet with Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker (5th from left) and team, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The meeting was to discuss a number of GOJ advisory projects inclusive of the Trade Portal.

    Shaw discusses agriculture with Finance Corporation
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has expressed an...
  • Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (4th left), along with (from left) President, K. Craft Associates Inc., Kaye Craft; President, Renaissance Management Group INC., Sharon McLennon, Founder/CEO, Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of Excellence (CARI-CODE) and Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN), Ilsa duVerney; CEO, Step HR Consulting, Shane Ram; Ricardo Fernandez of Strategic Associate Inc.; Founding Director, CODN, Lorna McDonald; and CEO, Torch Enterprises, Dr. Pamela Jolly, at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The two-day conference is being hosted by the CARI-CODE and the CODN from May 21-22, under the theme 'OD - 2.0 Rise to Meet Opportunities of the New Decade'.

    Minister Shaw calls for increase in worker productivity
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has called for an...
  • Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence at the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal
    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon...
  • Acting Principal Director in the Economic Planning and Policy Division of the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry, Michelle Parkins (second right),listens attentively to the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson (second left), at a workshop to promote tourism linkages with the Jamaican agri-food sector, at the Alhambra Inn in St. Andrew on May 16. Others (from left) are: IICA Agro-Tourism Specialist, Ena Harvey; Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace, and Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald Riley. The workshop was aimed at examining the linkages between agriculture and tourism.

    Agriculture Ministry places major focus on tourism sector for use of local produce
    The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is targeting the tourism...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry, JP


Permanent Secretary


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of State

Latest News & Events

The Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary features a pond of lilies, which adds to the aesthetics of the Gardens.

The Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary features a pond of lilies, which adds to the aesthetics of the Gardens.

Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Have you ever tasted a rambutan? Do you know what a mangosteen or velvet apple looks like? These are all fruits found at the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary and you will be able to see, taste, and touch these exotic fruits and much more on Friday, May 31, when the gardens will host its annual expo under the theme ‘Protect Our Species’. Nestled in the hills of St. Mary, along the banks of the Wag Water...

A rest area located in the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary, where patrons can come and find solace.

A rest area located in the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary, where patrons can come and find solace.

Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Nestled in the hills of St. Mary, the lush and picturesque Castleton Botanical Gardens will host its annual expo on May 31 under the theme ‘Protect Our Species’. Situated on either side of the Kingston to St. Mary main road, the 157 -year-old gardens, which is a haven for many birds and exotic fruit trees such as the mangosteen, velvet apple, and rambutan, will showcase a number of display booths. They include the...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Among the matters discussed was assistance with priority crops identified for expansion such as coconuts, mangoes, coffee, cocoa...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (left), greets Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Among the matters discussed was assistance with priority crops identified for expansion...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker (left), presents Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), with a gift during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Looking on is Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson. Among the matters...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets Chief Executive Officer, Step HR Consulting, Shane Ram (right); and Ricardo Fernandez of Strategic Associate Inc., at the Organisation Development (OD) Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The two-day conference is being hosted by the Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of...

The Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary features a pond of lilies, which adds to the aesthetics of the Gardens.

The Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary features a pond of lilies, which adds to the aesthetics of the Gardens.

Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Have you ever tasted a rambutan? Do you know what a mangosteen or velvet apple looks like? These are all fruits found at the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary and you will be able to see, taste, and touch these exotic fruits and much more on Friday, May 31, when the gardens will host its annual expo under the theme ‘Protect Our Species’. Nestled in the hills of St. Mary, along the banks of the Wag Water...

A rest area located in the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary, where patrons can come and find solace.

A rest area located in the Castleton Botanical Gardens in St. Mary, where patrons can come and find solace.

Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Nestled in the hills of St. Mary, the lush and picturesque Castleton Botanical Gardens will host its annual expo on May 31 under the theme ‘Protect Our Species’. Situated on either side of the Kingston to St. Mary main road, the 157 -year-old gardens, which is a haven for many birds and exotic fruit trees such as the mangosteen, velvet apple, and rambutan, will showcase a number of display booths. They include the...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Among the matters discussed was assistance with priority crops identified for expansion such as coconuts, mangoes, coffee, cocoa...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (left), greets Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker, during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Among the matters discussed was assistance with priority crops identified for expansion...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Regional Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Europe and Central Asia (ECA), Ms Georgina Baker (left), presents Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), with a gift during a meeting at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Looking on is Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson. Among the matters...
Published On: May 22nd, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets Chief Executive Officer, Step HR Consulting, Shane Ram (right); and Ricardo Fernandez of Strategic Associate Inc., at the Organisation Development (OD) Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The two-day conference is being hosted by the Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of...

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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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