Government of Jamaica

  • From right, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; His Excellency Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica, and Michael Stewart, Member of Parliament for Manchester South, at the unveiling of the Lititz Farm Well Site in St. Elizabeth on January 16, 2019. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the Caribbean Development Bank, and includes the drilling of six irrigation wells and restoration of approximately 30 km of farm/community roads.

    From right, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; His Excellency Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica, and Michael Stewart, Member of Parliament for Manchester South, at the unveiling of the Lititz Farm Well Site in St. Elizabeth on January 16, 2019. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the Caribbean Development Bank, and includes the drilling of six irrigation wells and restoration of approximately 30 km of farm/community roads.

    Essex Valley Agriculture Project to improve irrigation for over 700 farmers
    Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries,...
  • Launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project
    The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, operates drill equipment at the...
  • Minister Shaw presents a copy of the map of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project to Dr. William Smith
    Hon Audley Shaw (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, presents...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), along with (from left) Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness; and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, sample coffee at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MICAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism will host the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at The Jamaica Defence Force training ground in the hills of Newcastle, St Andrew. The festival will celebrate, promote and market Jamaican culinary products and coffee.

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), along with (from left) Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness; and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, sample coffee at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MICAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism will host the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at The Jamaica Defence Force training ground in the hills of Newcastle, St Andrew. The festival will celebrate, promote and market Jamaican culinary products and coffee.

    Coffee farmers urged to look at other options to expand the industry - Minister Shaw
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, is urging coffee...
  • Launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right...
  • From right, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; His Excellency Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica, and Michael Stewart, Member of Parliament for Manchester South, at the unveiling of the Lititz Farm Well Site in St. Elizabeth on January 16, 2019. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the Caribbean Development Bank, and includes the drilling of six irrigation wells and restoration of approximately 30 km of farm/community roads.

    Essex Valley Agriculture Project to improve irrigation for over 700 farmers
    Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries,...
  • Launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project
    The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, operates drill equipment at the...
  • Minister Shaw presents a copy of the map of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project to Dr. William Smith
    Hon Audley Shaw (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, presents...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), along with (from left) Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness; and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, sample coffee at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MICAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism will host the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at The Jamaica Defence Force training ground in the hills of Newcastle, St Andrew. The festival will celebrate, promote and market Jamaican culinary products and coffee.

    Coffee farmers urged to look at other options to expand the industry - Minister Shaw
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, is urging coffee...
  • Launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry, JP


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: January 17th, 2019
The Most Hon. Andrew Holness (left), Prime Minister of Jamaica, in discussion with the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project on January 16, 2019. At right is Stefan Kossoff, Head of the UK Department for International Development Caribbean. The £35,515-million Essex Valley...
Published On: January 16th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Others (from left) are Chairperson, Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig; Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness; and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. MICAF in...
Published On: January 16th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MICAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism will host the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at The Jamaica Defence...
Published On: January 15th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the first general meeting of the Trade Facilitation Reform Programme (TFRP), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Others (from left) are Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Fayval Williams; Chairman, Trade Facilitation Task Force (TFTF), Patricia...
Published On: January 10th, 2019
Shaun Baugh (left), Principal Director of Planning and Policy, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Mark Haskins, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Broilers Group, at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for...
Published On: January 10th, 2019
Michael Pryce, Chairman of the Egg Development Committee and Director of Agricultural Marketing Information at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, assures members at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019 of Government’s commitment to protecting the egg industry, indicating that no import licences for eggs was issued...
Published On: January 17th, 2019
The Most Hon. Andrew Holness (left), Prime Minister of Jamaica, in discussion with the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project on January 16, 2019. At right is Stefan Kossoff, Head of the UK Department for International Development Caribbean. The £35,515-million Essex Valley...
Published On: January 16th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Others (from left) are Chairperson, Gastronomy Network, Nicola Madden-Greig; Member of Parliament for St. Andrew East Rural, Juliet Holness; and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. MICAF in...
Published On: January 16th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), greets Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, at the launch of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. MICAF in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism will host the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at The Jamaica Defence...
Published On: January 15th, 2019
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the first general meeting of the Trade Facilitation Reform Programme (TFRP), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Others (from left) are Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Fayval Williams; Chairman, Trade Facilitation Task Force (TFTF), Patricia...
Published On: January 10th, 2019
Shaun Baugh (left), Principal Director of Planning and Policy, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Mark Haskins, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Broilers Group, at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for...
Published On: January 10th, 2019
Michael Pryce, Chairman of the Egg Development Committee and Director of Agricultural Marketing Information at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, assures members at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019 of Government’s commitment to protecting the egg industry, indicating that no import licences for eggs was issued...

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