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September 2020
 
  • As we observe today as National Heroes Day, under the theme ‘Celebrating a Heritage of Resilience and Pride’, we pa… https://t.co/Sv2h1HNehn Posted: 1 hour 53 min ago
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10 September 2020

Director of Research, Development and Communications at the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Felicia Bailey.

CLA on Path to ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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 10 Sep 2020    communications   
The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is on a path to achieving certification in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015. The CLA’s goal was disclosed at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ on August 27 by Director of Research Development and Communications at the CLA, Felicia Bailey. ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). ISO Certification is part of the Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. Ms Bailey told JIS News that the Authority views ISO 9001: 2015...


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Managing Director of the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH), Joseph Shoucair (third left) and Property Warden with the agency, in discussion with operators of a community farm in Clifton, St. Catherine, during a recent community event. The farm was established on lands donated by the SCJH and run by mainly women.

Clifton community establishes farm

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 10 Sep 2020    communications   
The community of Clifton in St. Catherine has established a farm on more than seven acres of land donated by the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH). Residents of the area, mainly females, are cultivating okra, corn, tomato, lettuce and other crops. They will use earnings from the venture to help young single mothers, train young males, and beautify the community. “We are really blessed with the opportunity that SCJ has given us. It is profitable, and we want to mobilise our youngsters in farming. We are very grateful,” said President of the Clifton Citizens Association, Natalee...


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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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  • As we observe today as National Heroes Day, under the theme ‘Celebrating a Heritage of Resilience and Pride’, we pa… https://t.co/Sv2h1HNehn Posted: 1 hour 53 min ago
  • Hon. Audley Shaw addresses the virtual Bridged, High-Impact Diaspora Entrepreneurs to Efficient Diaspora Markets (B… https://t.co/XHCwvK3Pal Posted: 2 days 17 hours ago
  • Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green gets cooking on 2020: https://t.co/gmdk8ifm7ghttps://t.co/JqHqjMXZMN Posted: 2 days 18 hours ago

4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
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