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May 2019
 

22 May 2019

Hon. Audley Shaw greets Regional Vice-President Georgina Baker

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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, ginger and Scotch bonnet pepper.


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Hon. J.C. Hutchinson greets Regional Vice-President Georgina Baker

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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 such as coconuts, mangoes, coffee, cocoa, ginger and Scotch bonnet pepper.


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Regional Vice-President Georgina Baker presents Minister Audley Shaw with a gift

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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 discussed was assistance with priority crops identified for expansion such as coconuts, mangoes, coffee, cocoa, ginger and Scotch bonnet pepper.


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Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference

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 22 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking 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 Excellence (CARI-CODE) and the Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN) from May 21-22, under the theme ‘OD - 2.0 Rise to Meet Opportunities of the New Decade’.


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Minister Audley Shaw at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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 Excellence (CARI-CODE) and the Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN) from May 21-22, under the theme ‘OD - 2.0 Rise to Meet Opportunities of the New Decade’.


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Founder/CEO Ilsa duVerney greets Minister Audley Shaw

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 22 May 2019    communications   
Founder/CEO, Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development of Excellence (CARI-CODE)/Caribbean Organisation Development Network (CODN), Ilsa duVerney (right), greets Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), at the Organisation Development Transformation Conference, at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Looking on is Administrator, CARI-CODE/CODN, Sonya Hamilton. 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’.


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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

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 22 May 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has expressed an interest in engaging the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as part of the loan financing framework for the transitioning of the agricultural sector. The industry and commerce minister also discussed the possibility of the IFC providing support to the sector’s legal and regulatory framework as the Government works towards improving Jamaica’s trade environment. “With the transitioning that is taking place in the agricultural sector, part of the programming has to be access to financing at...


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

Castleton Gardens Expo promises education and excitement

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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 River, on either side of the Kingston to St. Mary main road, the 157-year-old gardens is not only the home of exotic fruit trees but is also a haven for many birds. The 11th staging of...


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

Education and excitement part of the Castleton Botanical Gardens Expo

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 22 May 2019    communications   
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 National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) and the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). Also to be included are the Jamaica Cancer...


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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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