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July 2020
 

16 July 2020

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, speaking at the virtual launch of the Cannabis Standards hosted by the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, under the theme ‘Empowering the Cannabis Industry Through Standards’, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

Jamaica becomes first country in the Caribbean to launch Cannabis Standards

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 16 Jul 2020    communications   
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) has developed and established seven standards for adaptation, which will provide guidelines and safeguards to protect consumers as well as assist companies with positioning their operations for the export market. The BSJ, an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries developed the standards as part of efforts to strengthen and support the cannabis industry in Jamaica. Addressing the virtual launch of the Cannabis Standards on July 15, Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Floyd Green, said the standards are an indication of...


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Trade Specialist in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Daenia Ashpole, greets Founder and Chief Executive Officer of OEXONE, Robert Thompson, at the launch of the OEXONE online platform at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston on July 15.

Shaw hails online trading platform for agricultural commodities

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 16 Jul 2020    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has hailed the OEXONE online platform for its role in facilitating the trading of agricultural commodities in Latin America and the Caribbean. “The platform’s objective of driving commodities trading across the diaspora has further positioned Jamaica to become the regional leader, in not just the production of the most exquisite and flavourful fresh produce and other agricultural crops, but to, most importantly, leverage our unique position of having the best tasting produce,” the Minister said. Mr. Shaw’s remarks were...


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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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm

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