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February 2020
 

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, 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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