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June 2019
 
  • Check out this week's Agro buzz feature as it provides an update on the much anticipated Essex Valley Agriculture D… https://t.co/TgYKIyemgH Posted: 5 days 1 hour ago
  • Hon. Audley Shaw (left) greets Mission Chief, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uma Ramakrishnan, during a meeting… https://t.co/bRPARyJByc Posted: 1 week 2 days ago
  • Hon. Audley Shaw (left) along with officers of the Ministry, meet with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team,… https://t.co/Bxxwi1gkoT Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

19 June 2019

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right) shares in a photo opportunity with from (left) Former Executive Director of the Jamaica Diaspora Institute, Professor Neville Ying; Chairman of J. Wray and Nephew, Clement Lawrence and Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Marks. Occasion was the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston on June 18.

Shaw reiterates focus on cannabis industry for medicinal purposes

Above Body

 19 Jun 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, is reiterating that Jamaica is focussed on the growth of the cannabis industry for medicinal purposes. “I know there is a concern for recreational (use) but we are focussing on medicinal cannabis because of the vast potential that is in cannabis, everything from the cannabidiol (CBD) oil, right up the chain,” he said. The Minister, who was part of a panel discussion, was addressing members of the diaspora on day three of the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston...


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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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  • Check out this week's Agro buzz feature as it provides an update on the much anticipated Essex Valley Agriculture D… https://t.co/TgYKIyemgH Posted: 5 days 1 hour ago
  • Hon. Audley Shaw (left) greets Mission Chief, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Uma Ramakrishnan, during a meeting… https://t.co/bRPARyJByc Posted: 1 week 2 days ago
  • Hon. Audley Shaw (left) along with officers of the Ministry, meet with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team,… https://t.co/Bxxwi1gkoT Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

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