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July 2019
 

11 July 2019

Hon Audley Shaw (left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on July 10. Seated at centre is the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Home Grown School Feeding Programme to be established

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 11 Jul 2019    communications   
Discussions are under way for the establishment of a Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Jamaica. This was disclosed by the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, who stated that during discussions at the recently held FAO meeting in Rome, the FAO had expressed an interest in sending a representative to Jamaica to assist in creating a model school-feeding programme. Minister Shaw was addressing farmers at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on July 10. The agriculture...


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Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson.

Hutchinson calls for removal of GCT on imported seeds

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 11 Jul 2019    communications   
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, has reiterated his call for the removal of GCT on imported seeds and refrigerated trucks. Lamenting the high food import bill of approximately US$902 million in 2018, Minister Hutchinson said the removal of GCT on these items was necessary to facilitate increased production and modernisation of the agricultural sector. Speaking at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society on July 10, held at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon, Minister Hutchinson...


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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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