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February 2020
 
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27 February 2020

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green (2nd right) along with Community Development Officer, SDC, Jennifer Mullings (right) and members of Mountainside, St. Elizabeth listen attentively to the presentation being made on the Alternative Development Programme. The sensitization session organized by the Ministry in collaboration with the Social Development Commission and the Cannabis Licensing Authority was held at the Mountainside Primary, St. Elizabeth on Friday, February 20, 2020.

Ganja Growers Encouraged To Participate In Alternative Development Programme

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 27 Feb 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, is encouraging ganja growers to get involved in the Government’s Alternative Development Programme. He noted that emphasis has been placed on increasing the number of community groups of traditional growers to participate in the programme. The programme aims to prevent and eliminate the illicit cultivation of ganja and channel the process through legal streams. The 1998 Action Plan, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, provides for the inclusion of such a programme through...


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Prime Minister Andrew Holness (2nd right) poses with yam on display by farmer Althea Pryce (right), along with the Hon. Floyd Green (centre), Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the 65th staging of the Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show in Falmouth on February 26, 2020. Others from left are the Hon Horace Chang, Minister of National Security, and Tova Hamilton.

Yam Production Up In 2019

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 27 Feb 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Floyd Green, says that there has been an increase in yam production in 2019 with major improvement being experienced in the lifecyle and crop yield of sweet yam. This, Minister Green said, was as a result of the Ministry’s intervention under its Production Incentive Programme (PIP) being implemented by the Rural Agricultural Development Authority. Speaking at the 65th staging of Hague Agricultural and Industrial Show in Falmouth, Trelawny, on February 26, Minister Green said that the Ministry has been...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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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  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • Research & training critical in expanding & developing Bamboo industry- Min Dunn: More..https://t.co/I4H3Utko2Ihttps://t.co/sdoY0idpqv Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
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