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February 2020
 

06 February 2020

conch

Important Notice on the 2020 Conch Close Season

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 06 Feb 2020    ICTAdmin   
The National Fisheries Authority wishes to inform the general public that the conch close season remains in effect and continues until March 31, 2020. During this time it is illegal to catch, sell or process any conch meat. Conch meat which has been previously declared must remain in cold storage until the season officially re-opens. For further information please contact the National Fisheries Authority at 876-967-2081, 876-923-8811, 876-923-8813.


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Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets student at the Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium at the Northern Caribbean University Gymnatorium in Mandeville on February 5, 2020. Thousands of young people from schools across the island participated in the symposium which was held under the theme ‘I am Agri-Smart’, with the aim of increasing awareness of the many career opportunities within the agricultural sector.

Shaw tells young people to get ready for agricultural transformation

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 06 Feb 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, is encouraging young people to get ready to participate in the agricultural sector noting that they are integral to the transformation of the sector. “Young people, it is time to get ready,” said Minister Shaw as he addressed thousands of young people at the Jamaica 4-H Clubs Inaugural National Youth in Agriculture Symposium held at the Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville on February 5. “I believe that agriculture, rural development and the youth are inextricably linked and connected and a youth farmer who is...


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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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