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June 2020
 

18 June 2020

Lead Compliance Supervisor on the Frosty Pod Rot Disease Management Project in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Alfred Dunkley (left), and St. Mary cocoa farmer David Pinnock examine a cocoa pod on a farm in the parish. The project team visited the farm to find out how farmers have benefitted from the implementation of cultural and chemical measures geared at eliminating the Frosty Pod Rot disease.

Agriculture Ministry allocates $141 million to safeguard cocoa, banana industries

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 18 Jun 2020    ICTAdmin   
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has allocated $105 million to continue activities under the Frosty Pod Rot (FPR) Management Project to safeguard the cocoa industry. Making the disclosure in his 2020/21 Sectoral Presentation in the House of Representatives on June 16, Portfolio Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, noted that with the introduction of these activities, the industry continues to reap success. “With some 1,800 acres of cocoa already treated for the Frosty Pod Rot disease, we are now witnessing increased cocoa production nationally with a projection of some 4,...


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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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