Government of Jamaica

  • Principal Director Michelle Parkins views document at the Mona Graphic Printers’ 25th Anniversary Celebrations and Awards Ceremony
    From left, Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; Michelle Parkins,...
  • Agriculture Ministry set to launch International Year of Plant Health
    In keeping with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) declaration of 2020 as the...
  • State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (2nd left) listens attentively to a point made by President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes (second right), at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Others from left are International Consultant of Consultancy Inc., Dr. Charlene Ashley; and Principal Management Consultant at the Business Works Collective, Andrea Livingston-Prince. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs.

    State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (2nd left) listens attentively to a point made by President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes (second right), at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Others from left are International Consultant of Consultancy Inc., Dr. Charlene Ashley; and Principal Management Consultant at the Business Works Collective, Andrea Livingston-Prince. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs.

    Government prioritizing 20 per cent procurement spend for small businesses
    Government is placing priority on ensuring that Jamaica’s small businesses will benefit...
  • From left, Deputy Chairman of First Rock Capital Resource Limited, Philip Martin, and Dr. Michael Banbury, Co-founder and Chairman of First Rock Capital Holdings, converse with the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the First Rock Capital Holdings IPO Investors Briefing, held in St. Andrew on January 9, 2020. In addition to Jamaica, First Rock has investments in Cayman, Costa Rica and the United States. Its IPO will open on January 13 and is aimed at attracting and investing some $2 billion.

    From left, Deputy Chairman of First Rock Capital Resource Limited, Philip Martin, and Dr. Michael Banbury, Co-founder and Chairman of First Rock Capital Holdings, converse with the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the First Rock Capital Holdings IPO Investors Briefing, held in St. Andrew on January 9, 2020. In addition to Jamaica, First Rock has investments in Cayman, Costa Rica and the United States. Its IPO will open on January 13 and is aimed at attracting and investing some $2 billion.

    Shaw calls for improved productivity to enhance workers’ wealth
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has emphasised...
  • JACRA hands over coffee brewers to MICAF
    Principal Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF...
  • Principal Director Michelle Parkins views document at the Mona Graphic Printers’ 25th Anniversary Celebrations and Awards Ceremony
    From left, Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; Michelle Parkins,...
  • Agriculture Ministry set to launch International Year of Plant Health
    In keeping with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) declaration of 2020 as the...
  • State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (2nd left) listens attentively to a point made by President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes (second right), at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Others from left are International Consultant of Consultancy Inc., Dr. Charlene Ashley; and Principal Management Consultant at the Business Works Collective, Andrea Livingston-Prince. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs.

    Government prioritizing 20 per cent procurement spend for small businesses
    Government is placing priority on ensuring that Jamaica’s small businesses will benefit...
  • From left, Deputy Chairman of First Rock Capital Resource Limited, Philip Martin, and Dr. Michael Banbury, Co-founder and Chairman of First Rock Capital Holdings, converse with the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the First Rock Capital Holdings IPO Investors Briefing, held in St. Andrew on January 9, 2020. In addition to Jamaica, First Rock has investments in Cayman, Costa Rica and the United States. Its IPO will open on January 13 and is aimed at attracting and investing some $2 billion.

    Shaw calls for improved productivity to enhance workers’ wealth
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has emphasised...
  • JACRA hands over coffee brewers to MICAF
    Principal Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF...

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

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with Co-founder of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited, Dr. Michael Bambury (left), during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) investor briefing at 5 Seaview Avenue in St. Andrew on January 9. Looking on is Co-founder and President, Ryan Reid.

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with Co-founder of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited, Dr. Michael Bambury (left), during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) investor briefing at 5 Seaview Avenue in St. Andrew on January 9. Looking on is Co-founder and President, Ryan Reid.

Published On: January 21st, 2020
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the decision by the principals of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited to offer shares in the firm’s operations to the public is indicative of their confidence in Jamaica’s economy. He contended that their confidence and, by extension, that of other interests across the society has been and continues to be spurred, to a great extent,...

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), shares a light moment with (from left): Jamaica Representative, Marsha Johnson; Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; United States Representatives, Megan Wall and Michael Moscarelli. Occasion was the USAID Farmer to Farmer Conference 2020, held at The Liguanea Club in New Kingston, on Monday (January 6).

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), shares a light moment with (from left): Jamaica Representative, Marsha Johnson; Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; United States Representatives, Megan Wall and Michael Moscarelli. Occasion was the USAID Farmer to Farmer Conference 2020, held at The Liguanea Club in New Kingston, on Monday (January 6).

Published On: January 21st, 2020
A new agricultural transformation project will soon commence in St. Catherine, as the Government aims to create more wealth among local farmers. “Within a matter of months, this transformation will begin. In fact, in the Bernard Lodge and Innswood areas of St. Catherine, we are going to be seeing, over the next six to 12 months, a transformation starting with 6,000 acres of land in which we have a dynamic...
Published On: January 20th, 2020
From left: Michelle Parkins, Principal Director for Economic Planning & Policy Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; celebrate opening of new building at Mona Graphic Printers in St. Andrew on January 17, 2020. The ribbon-cutting exercise was part of Mona Graphic’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations which included a press run...
Published On: January 20th, 2020
Michelle Parkins (left), Principal Director for Economic Planning & Policy Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking with Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; at the Mona Graphic Printers’ 25th Anniversary Celebrations and Awards Ceremony on January 17, 2020 in St. Andrew. In addition to a press run demonstration of the newly acquired Heidlberg Five Colour...
Published On: January 16th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (right), greets Member of Parliament for South Eastern St. Andrew, Julian Robinson, at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works...
Published On: January 16th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green, speaking at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective, launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs. Seated (...

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with Co-founder of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited, Dr. Michael Bambury (left), during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) investor briefing at 5 Seaview Avenue in St. Andrew on January 9. Looking on is Co-founder and President, Ryan Reid.

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), in discussion with Co-founder of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited, Dr. Michael Bambury (left), during an Initial Public Offering (IPO) investor briefing at 5 Seaview Avenue in St. Andrew on January 9. Looking on is Co-founder and President, Ryan Reid.

Published On: January 21st, 2020
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the decision by the principals of First Rock Capital Holdings Limited to offer shares in the firm’s operations to the public is indicative of their confidence in Jamaica’s economy. He contended that their confidence and, by extension, that of other interests across the society has been and continues to be spurred, to a great extent,...

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), shares a light moment with (from left): Jamaica Representative, Marsha Johnson; Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; United States Representatives, Megan Wall and Michael Moscarelli. Occasion was the USAID Farmer to Farmer Conference 2020, held at The Liguanea Club in New Kingston, on Monday (January 6).

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (second right), shares a light moment with (from left): Jamaica Representative, Marsha Johnson; Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; United States Representatives, Megan Wall and Michael Moscarelli. Occasion was the USAID Farmer to Farmer Conference 2020, held at The Liguanea Club in New Kingston, on Monday (January 6).

Published On: January 21st, 2020
A new agricultural transformation project will soon commence in St. Catherine, as the Government aims to create more wealth among local farmers. “Within a matter of months, this transformation will begin. In fact, in the Bernard Lodge and Innswood areas of St. Catherine, we are going to be seeing, over the next six to 12 months, a transformation starting with 6,000 acres of land in which we have a dynamic...
Published On: January 20th, 2020
From left: Michelle Parkins, Principal Director for Economic Planning & Policy Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; celebrate opening of new building at Mona Graphic Printers in St. Andrew on January 17, 2020. The ribbon-cutting exercise was part of Mona Graphic’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations which included a press run...
Published On: January 20th, 2020
Michelle Parkins (left), Principal Director for Economic Planning & Policy Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, speaking with Arlene Wilson, Managing Director, Mona Graphic Printers; at the Mona Graphic Printers’ 25th Anniversary Celebrations and Awards Ceremony on January 17, 2020 in St. Andrew. In addition to a press run demonstration of the newly acquired Heidlberg Five Colour...
Published On: January 16th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green (right), greets Member of Parliament for South Eastern St. Andrew, Julian Robinson, at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works...
Published On: January 16th, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Floyd Green, speaking at the launch of Moody’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises lending masterclass workshop, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. MICAF’s MSME Division, in collaboration with Business Works Collective, launched the programme to assist in the development of SMEs. Seated (...

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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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