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February 2020
 

25 February 2020

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), views papaya on sale by a vendor at the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s (JSE) 'Market meets the Market by the Sea' event, at the waterfront in downtown Kingston on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Minister Green Wants Agriculture To Be Viewed As A Viable Business

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 25 Feb 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, says that the time has now come for agriculture to be viewed as a viable business. He noted that the agricultural sector needs to be repositioned, particularly in the minds of our young people and that agriculture is the way to go. “We really need to look at how we view agriculture. We cannot just view it as just something that we do in our backyards. We must view it as a business, as a viable business that people invest in and, look to make profits from,” Minister Green said. Speaking at the...


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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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