Government of Jamaica


Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, MP


State Minister, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Dermon Luke Spence, JP


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Published On: September 18th, 2020
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Honourable Audley Shaw is assuring importers and exporters that the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT), will shortly become more expeditious as the backlog of applications is now being eroded by the Trade Board Limited. The JSWIFT platform is a web-based solution available to traders that allows importers and exporters to apply for licences, permits,...

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Published On: September 10th, 2020
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is on a path to achieving certification in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015. The CLA’s goal was disclosed at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on August 27 by Director of Research Development and Communications at the CLA, Felicia Bailey. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). ISO Certification...

Managing Director of the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), Joseph Shoucair (third left) and Property Warden with the agency, in discussion with operators of a community farm in Clifton, St. Catherine, during a recent community event. The farm was established on lands donated by the SCJH and run by mainly women.

Managing Director of the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), Joseph Shoucair (third left) and Property Warden with the agency, in discussion with operators of a community farm in Clifton, St. Catherine, during a recent community event. The farm was established on lands donated by the SCJH and run by mainly women.

Published On: September 10th, 2020
The community of Clifton in St. Catherine has established a farm on more than seven acres of land donated by the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH). Residents of the area, mainly females, are cultivating okra, corn, tomato, lettuce and other crops. They will use earnings from the venture to help young single mothers, train young males, and beautify the community. “We are really blessed with the...

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) says it is aiming to issue its 100th licence before the end of the 2020/2021 fiscal year. Speaking at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on August 27, Director of Research Development and Communications at the CLA, Felicia Bailey said the Authority is focused on achieving this goal, through a reduction in the application processing time. “The CLA started the 2020/2021 financial year with...

Business consultant, Wayne Beecher, will present on ‘Using Business Strengths and Opportunities to overcome Threats and Weaknesses’, at the JBDC Biz Zone, on Tuesday, September 1.

Business consultant, Wayne Beecher, will present on ‘Using Business Strengths and Opportunities to overcome Threats and Weaknesses’, at the JBDC Biz Zone, on Tuesday, September 1.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will resume its weekly online series, ‘JBDC Virtual Biz Zone’, for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with two sessions on Tuesday, September 1. These sessions will take place at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. via the Zoom platform. The 10:00 a.m. session will see Business Consultant, Wayne Beecher, presenting under the theme ‘Using Business...

Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton.

Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are often seen as challenging subjects. However, Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton, has created an interactive virtual space where students and parents can have access to learning resources to change this narrative. STEM Builders Learning Hub is the Caribbean’s first online tutoring platform dedicated to providing a...

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Published On: September 18th, 2020
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Honourable Audley Shaw is assuring importers and exporters that the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT), will shortly become more expeditious as the backlog of applications is now being eroded by the Trade Board Limited. The JSWIFT platform is a web-based solution available to traders that allows importers and exporters to apply for licences, permits,...

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Published On: September 10th, 2020
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is on a path to achieving certification in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015. The CLA’s goal was disclosed at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on August 27 by Director of Research Development and Communications at the CLA, Felicia Bailey. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). ISO Certification...

Managing Director of the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), Joseph Shoucair (third left) and Property Warden with the agency, in discussion with operators of a community farm in Clifton, St. Catherine, during a recent community event. The farm was established on lands donated by the SCJH and run by mainly women.

Managing Director of the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), Joseph Shoucair (third left) and Property Warden with the agency, in discussion with operators of a community farm in Clifton, St. Catherine, during a recent community event. The farm was established on lands donated by the SCJH and run by mainly women.

Published On: September 10th, 2020
The community of Clifton in St. Catherine has established a farm on more than seven acres of land donated by the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH). Residents of the area, mainly females, are cultivating okra, corn, tomato, lettuce and other crops. They will use earnings from the venture to help young single mothers, train young males, and beautify the community. “We are really blessed with the...

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) says it is aiming to issue its 100th licence before the end of the 2020/2021 fiscal year. Speaking at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on August 27, Director of Research Development and Communications at the CLA, Felicia Bailey said the Authority is focused on achieving this goal, through a reduction in the application processing time. “The CLA started the 2020/2021 financial year with...

Business consultant, Wayne Beecher, will present on ‘Using Business Strengths and Opportunities to overcome Threats and Weaknesses’, at the JBDC Biz Zone, on Tuesday, September 1.

Business consultant, Wayne Beecher, will present on ‘Using Business Strengths and Opportunities to overcome Threats and Weaknesses’, at the JBDC Biz Zone, on Tuesday, September 1.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will resume its weekly online series, ‘JBDC Virtual Biz Zone’, for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with two sessions on Tuesday, September 1. These sessions will take place at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. via the Zoom platform. The 10:00 a.m. session will see Business Consultant, Wayne Beecher, presenting under the theme ‘Using Business...

Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton.

Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton.

Published On: September 4th, 2020
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are often seen as challenging subjects. However, Science Teacher and Founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub, Kavelle Hylton, has created an interactive virtual space where students and parents can have access to learning resources to change this narrative. STEM Builders Learning Hub is the Caribbean’s first online tutoring platform dedicated to providing a...

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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