Government of Jamaica


Hon. Karl Samuda, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Honourable J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, launched a pilot project, Agriculture Push Start Programme, aimed at giving a start to persons who want to pursue agriculture as a business. He was addressing farmers at the National Irish Potato and Onion Production Seminar in Guy’s Hill, St. Catherine, on October 11. Commencing with the production...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Chief Executive Officer, Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ), Judith Ramlogan (left), along with (from left) Deputy CEO, COJ, Shellie Leon; Retired Judge of Appeal, Hon. Justice Ferdinand Smith; and Acting Government Trustee, Office of the Government Trustee, Fayola Evans-Roberts, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ (MICAF) New Kingston offices, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Occasion was...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Chief Executive Officer, Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ), Judith Ramlogan (1st right second row), responds to a question during an Insolvency Sensitization Seminar at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ (MICAF) New Kingston offices on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The seminar was facilitated by the Office of the Supervisor of Insolvency (OSI), MICAF and GOJ/World Bank Foundation for...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has lauded the expansion work being carried out at the Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL). He said that he was impressed with the level of work that has been done and the kind of investment that has been made over the years. “To have visited this plant in 2008 on my first assignment as Minister of Industry, Investment and...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says that the time has come for the separation of the regulatory functions of the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). According to the Minister, the separation of the regulations and the setting of the standards were imminent, as Jamaica is one of the few countries having the standards/regulations under one roof, and driven by the same...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce , Agriculture and Fisheries through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board is providing a multimillion dollar support package to the Knockalva Agricultural School in Ramble, Hanover. This was announced by Minister Karl Samuda on Thursday, October 12 as the school hosted the National World Food Day Ceremony and Exhibition under the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, launched a pilot project, Agriculture Push Start Programme, aimed at giving a start to persons who want to pursue agriculture as a business. He was addressing farmers at the National Irish Potato and Onion Production Seminar in Guy’s Hill, St. Catherine, on October 11. Commencing with the production...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Chief Executive Officer, Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ), Judith Ramlogan (left), along with (from left) Deputy CEO, COJ, Shellie Leon; Retired Judge of Appeal, Hon. Justice Ferdinand Smith; and Acting Government Trustee, Office of the Government Trustee, Fayola Evans-Roberts, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ (MICAF) New Kingston offices, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Occasion was...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Chief Executive Officer, Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ), Judith Ramlogan (1st right second row), responds to a question during an Insolvency Sensitization Seminar at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ (MICAF) New Kingston offices on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The seminar was facilitated by the Office of the Supervisor of Insolvency (OSI), MICAF and GOJ/World Bank Foundation for...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has lauded the expansion work being carried out at the Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL). He said that he was impressed with the level of work that has been done and the kind of investment that has been made over the years. “To have visited this plant in 2008 on my first assignment as Minister of Industry, Investment and...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says that the time has come for the separation of the regulatory functions of the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). According to the Minister, the separation of the regulations and the setting of the standards were imminent, as Jamaica is one of the few countries having the standards/regulations under one roof, and driven by the same...
Published On: October 13th, 2017
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce , Agriculture and Fisheries through the Jamaica Dairy Development Board is providing a multimillion dollar support package to the Knockalva Agricultural School in Ramble, Hanover. This was announced by Minister Karl Samuda on Thursday, October 12 as the school hosted the National World Food Day Ceremony and Exhibition under the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in...

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