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  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), presents Kamone Campbell, a beneficiary of the agricultural component of the Government’s Socio Economic Programme for Former Employees of the Monymusk Sugar Factory, with a lease for lands, at the launch of the project in Hermitage, Clarendon on February 20.

    Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), presents Kamone Campbell, a beneficiary of the agricultural component of the Government’s Socio Economic Programme for Former Employees of the Monymusk Sugar Factory, with a lease for lands, at the launch of the project in Hermitage, Clarendon on February 20.

    Former Monymusk Workers welcome agricultural project
    Former Monymusk Sugar Factory worker, Kamone Campbell, believes she has been “tossed a...
  • Minister Audley Shaw at the inauguration of a new palletizer machine at the Caribbean Cement Company
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (centre) shares a light...
  • Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, points to castor beans under cultivation at the Holland Agro-Economic Zone in St. Elizabeth during a tour by Dr Crispim Moreira (left), Food and Agriculture Organization Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, on February 7, 2020. At centre is Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority. The 2,400- acre property, former sugar cane lands, has been leased by Holland Producers Ltd. Currently, 65 small farmers are engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops including papaya, melon, sweet pepper, cantaloupe, sorrel, and sweet potato.

    Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, points to castor beans under cultivation at the Holland Agro-Economic Zone in St. Elizabeth during a tour by Dr Crispim Moreira (left), Food and Agriculture Organization Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, on February 7, 2020. At centre is Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority. The 2,400- acre property, former sugar cane lands, has been leased by Holland Producers Ltd. Currently, 65 small farmers are engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops including papaya, melon, sweet pepper, cantaloupe, sorrel, and sweet potato.

    Production under way at Holland Agro-Economic Zone
    Some 65 small farmers are currently engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops...
  • Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium
    Ricardo Miller (2nd left), Animal Health Technician, Veterinary Services Division of the...
  • Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium
    Students of Derry Primary (from left) Georgia Smith, Ashawny Gordon, Britany Taylor and...
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), presents Kamone Campbell, a beneficiary of the agricultural component of the Government’s Socio Economic Programme for Former Employees of the Monymusk Sugar Factory, with a lease for lands, at the launch of the project in Hermitage, Clarendon on February 20.

    Former Monymusk Workers welcome agricultural project
    Former Monymusk Sugar Factory worker, Kamone Campbell, believes she has been “tossed a...
  • Minister Audley Shaw at the inauguration of a new palletizer machine at the Caribbean Cement Company
    Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw (centre) shares a light...
  • Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, points to castor beans under cultivation at the Holland Agro-Economic Zone in St. Elizabeth during a tour by Dr Crispim Moreira (left), Food and Agriculture Organization Representative in Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, on February 7, 2020. At centre is Peter Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Rural Agricultural Development Authority. The 2,400- acre property, former sugar cane lands, has been leased by Holland Producers Ltd. Currently, 65 small farmers are engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops including papaya, melon, sweet pepper, cantaloupe, sorrel, and sweet potato.

    Production under way at Holland Agro-Economic Zone
    Some 65 small farmers are currently engaged in the cultivation of a variety of crops...
  • Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium
    Ricardo Miller (2nd left), Animal Health Technician, Veterinary Services Division of the...
  • Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium
    Students of Derry Primary (from left) Georgia Smith, Ashawny Gordon, Britany Taylor and...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of State


Dermon Luke Spence, JP


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: February 21st, 2020
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), congratulates Solomon Anderson, a beneficiary of the agricultural component of the Government’s Socio Economic Programme for Former Employees of the Monymusk Sugar Factory, with a lease for lands, at the launch of the project in Hermitage, Clarendon on February 20.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Published On: February 21st, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries on Thursday (February 20) launched the agricultural component of a socio-economic programme designed to assist former sugar workers of the Clarendon-based Monymusk Sugar Factory. The project, a collaborative effort with the Ministry, the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), the National Irrigation Commission Limited, the Agro-Investment...

President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (right), engages with (from left) Managing Director, HEART Trust/NTA, Dr. Janet Dyer; Programme Director, Global Services Sector (GSS) project, Marjorie Straw; and Specialist in the Labour Markets Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Fernando Pavon, during the launch of the GSS Apprenticeship Programme at JAMPRO’s offices in New Kingston on January 28.

President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (right), engages with (from left) Managing Director, HEART Trust/NTA, Dr. Janet Dyer; Programme Director, Global Services Sector (GSS) project, Marjorie Straw; and Specialist in the Labour Markets Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Fernando Pavon, during the launch of the GSS Apprenticeship Programme at JAMPRO’s offices in New Kingston on January 28.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
The Global Sector Services (GSS) Apprenticeship programme, aimed at equipping some 400 personnel for higher value-added jobs in the local industry over a four-year period, was officially launched on Tuesday (January 28). One hundred apprentices will benefit from in-house training per year at GSS firms, beginning in April. The objective is to promote the growth and expansion of the sector by building the...

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Hanover Parish Office in Lucea, on Wednesday (January 29).

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Hanover Parish Office in Lucea, on Wednesday (January 29).

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, says that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is providing assistance to the Government on the national school-feeding programme. “Recently, Minister [without Portfolio, Hon. JC] Hutchinson and I met with the new FAO representative in Jamaica, who is the former Deputy Minister of Agriculture in Brazil, which...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (fourth left), and Chief Executive Officer of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), Joseph Gyles (second right, back row), with recipients of the NIC scholarships and grants valued at more than $1 million, at an awards ceremony held on January 30, at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (fourth left), and Chief Executive Officer of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), Joseph Gyles (second right, back row), with recipients of the NIC scholarships and grants valued at more than $1 million, at an awards ceremony held on January 30, at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Ten students attending secondary and tertiary educational institutions have received scholarships and grants from the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), valued at more than $1 million. The recipients, who are children of employees at the NIC, received the awards at a ceremony held on January 30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew. State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and...

Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Custos of Manchester, Hon. Garfield Green (left), at a function at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester. At centre is Alicia Green, wife of the Custos.

Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Custos of Manchester, Hon. Garfield Green (left), at a function at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester. At centre is Alicia Green, wife of the Custos.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw, is calling for resocialisation to assist in ending domestic violence across the island. Mr. Shaw, who is also Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, was reacting to the killing of two women in the parish on February 5. In an interview with JIS News at the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Youth In Agriculture Symposium, held on...
Published On: February 21st, 2020
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), congratulates Solomon Anderson, a beneficiary of the agricultural component of the Government’s Socio Economic Programme for Former Employees of the Monymusk Sugar Factory, with a lease for lands, at the launch of the project in Hermitage, Clarendon on February 20.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Published On: February 21st, 2020
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries on Thursday (February 20) launched the agricultural component of a socio-economic programme designed to assist former sugar workers of the Clarendon-based Monymusk Sugar Factory. The project, a collaborative effort with the Ministry, the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), the National Irrigation Commission Limited, the Agro-Investment...

President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (right), engages with (from left) Managing Director, HEART Trust/NTA, Dr. Janet Dyer; Programme Director, Global Services Sector (GSS) project, Marjorie Straw; and Specialist in the Labour Markets Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Fernando Pavon, during the launch of the GSS Apprenticeship Programme at JAMPRO’s offices in New Kingston on January 28.

President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (right), engages with (from left) Managing Director, HEART Trust/NTA, Dr. Janet Dyer; Programme Director, Global Services Sector (GSS) project, Marjorie Straw; and Specialist in the Labour Markets Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Fernando Pavon, during the launch of the GSS Apprenticeship Programme at JAMPRO’s offices in New Kingston on January 28.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
The Global Sector Services (GSS) Apprenticeship programme, aimed at equipping some 400 personnel for higher value-added jobs in the local industry over a four-year period, was officially launched on Tuesday (January 28). One hundred apprentices will benefit from in-house training per year at GSS firms, beginning in April. The objective is to promote the growth and expansion of the sector by building the...

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Hanover Parish Office in Lucea, on Wednesday (January 29).

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Hanover Parish Office in Lucea, on Wednesday (January 29).

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, says that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is providing assistance to the Government on the national school-feeding programme. “Recently, Minister [without Portfolio, Hon. JC] Hutchinson and I met with the new FAO representative in Jamaica, who is the former Deputy Minister of Agriculture in Brazil, which...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (fourth left), and Chief Executive Officer of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), Joseph Gyles (second right, back row), with recipients of the NIC scholarships and grants valued at more than $1 million, at an awards ceremony held on January 30, at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (fourth left), and Chief Executive Officer of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), Joseph Gyles (second right, back row), with recipients of the NIC scholarships and grants valued at more than $1 million, at an awards ceremony held on January 30, at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Ten students attending secondary and tertiary educational institutions have received scholarships and grants from the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), valued at more than $1 million. The recipients, who are children of employees at the NIC, received the awards at a ceremony held on January 30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Andrew. State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and...

Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Custos of Manchester, Hon. Garfield Green (left), at a function at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester. At centre is Alicia Green, wife of the Custos.

Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Custos of Manchester, Hon. Garfield Green (left), at a function at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville, Manchester. At centre is Alicia Green, wife of the Custos.

Published On: February 19th, 2020
Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Hon. Audley Shaw, is calling for resocialisation to assist in ending domestic violence across the island. Mr. Shaw, who is also Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, was reacting to the killing of two women in the parish on February 5. In an interview with JIS News at the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Youth In Agriculture Symposium, held on...

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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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