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December 2019
 
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04 December 2019

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Dermon Spence (2nd left), along with (from left) Deputy Director, Livestock, MICAF, Dwight Williams; Agricultural Scientist and Former Deputy Director of Livestock, Bodles, Jasmin Holness; Professor Samuel Aggrey of Lumin Consulting; and Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica Dairy Development Board, Dean Avril, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Monday, December 2, 2019. The occasion was a training session in Livestock Breeding Strategies and Selection Principles hosted by MICAF in collaboration with Lumin Consulting. Under the Bodles Redevelopment Project, a two-week training, which will run from December 2 to 6 and, December 16 to 20, is organised as part of work being carried out on ‘DNA mapping and Genome Sequencing of the Jamaica Hope Herd’ and will include participants from MICAF’s Research & Development Division and the industry.

Increasing global demand for livestock products makes local production more attractive- PS Spence

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 04 Dec 2019    communications   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence, says that there has been an increasing demand for livestock products globally, with a projected 22% increase in milk production by 2027. He informed that data from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) indicate that growing populations, rising affluence and urbanization are translating into increased demand for livestock products, particularly in developing countries. “In fact, global demand is projected to increase by 70 per cent to feed an estimated population of 9.6 billion by 2050,”...


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Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence greets Professor Samuel Aggrey of Lumin Consulting

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 04 Dec 2019    communications   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Dermon Spence (left), greets Professor Samuel Aggrey of Lumin Consulting, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Monday, December 2, 2019. The occasion was a training session in Livestock Breeding Strategies and Selection Principles hosted by MICAF in collaboration with Lumin Consulting. Under the Bodles Redevelopment Project, a two-week training, which will run from December 2 to 6 and, December 16 to 20, is organised as part of work being carried out on ‘DNA mapping and Genome Sequencing of the...


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Permanent Secretary Dermon Spence addresses participants at a training session in Livestock Breeding

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 04 Dec 2019    communications   
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Dermon Spence, addresses participants at a training session in Livestock Breeding Strategies and Selection Principles, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Monday, December 2, 2019. Seated is Deputy Director, Livestock, MICAF Dwight Williams. The training was hosted by MICAF in collaboration with Lumin Consulting. Under the Bodles Redevelopment Project, a two-week training, which will run from December 2 to 6 and, December 16 to 20, is organised as part of work being carried out on ‘DNA mapping...


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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.

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