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May 2019
 

10 May 2019

Minister of Industry Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (right) cuts the ribbon to hand over drip irrigation systems for 150 acres of land to farmers of the Bull Savannah and Southfield Farmers Benevolent Societies (FBS) at the Bethel Bible Camp, Malvern, St Elizabeth on Thursday, May 9. A total of 300 small farmers will befit from the project managed by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, with grant funding from the Caribbean Development Bank. Sharing the moment ( front row l-r) are Hon Lester Mike Henry, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister; Imogene Smith of the Southfield FBS and Tracy Powell of the Bull Savannah FBS.

Shaw wants more drip irrigation for farmers

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 10 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw has issued a call for drip irrigation systems to be used by more farmers islandwide. The Minister issued the call in Southfield, St Elizabeth, Thursday, May 9 at the handover of drip irrigation systems for 150 acres of land to 300 farmers of the Bull Savannah and Southfield Farmers Benevolent Societies. Applauding the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) for facilitating the provision of the drip irrigation systems by way of grant funding of over $63 million from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Minister...


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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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