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: February 23rd, 2017
The Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, is reporting that imports of pork belly and tail are on the decline, falling by 400,000 kilograms last year. “So we are moving in the right direction, but we are not at a stage where we can avoid having to import pigtails and pork bellies,” he said. Minister Samuda was speaking at a press conference at the Ministry’s Hope Road offices...
Published On: February 23rd, 2017
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, views parsley from Franklin Douglas’(left) farm , along with Genille Attalla, chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority National and Trelawny Parish boards; and Mayor of Falmouth Councillor Collin Gager, during a tour of his farm in Braco, Trelawny, on Wednesday, February 22. Mr....
Published On: February 21st, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, has said that in order for Jamaica to be able to provide the quality and quantity of cattle and small ruminants that will satisfy both the local and international markets, Jamaica must adapt the appropriate technology for the development of the livestock sector. He was speaking at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Facility...
Published On: February 21st, 2017
From left, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses use of Serenade, one of three fungicides that were launched in the Jamaican market by Bayer CropScience (BCS) and Carib Agro Distributors Limited (CAD), with Nicholas Duke, Sales Manager at BCS; and Reginald Burgess, director, CAD; at Junction in St. Elizabeth on February 17. The...
Published On: February 21st, 2017
Dwight McKie, livestock research officer at Hounslow Demonstration and Training Centre, demonstrates artificial insemination in a goat at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Centre in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, February 17 under the guidance of Dr. Gabrielle Young (2nd right), veterinarian at Nutramix. Viewing the proceedings at 3rd right is the Hon Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce,...
Published On: February 20th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, is encouraging everyone to get involved in the sugar industry, adding that many people depend on it as a source of livelihood as well as it offers many opportunities for educating the youngsters. Minister Samuda was speaking following a tour of the Worthy Park Estate in Lluidas Vale, St. Catherine, on Wednesday, February 15, where he...
Published On: February 23rd, 2017
The Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, is reporting that imports of pork belly and tail are on the decline, falling by 400,000 kilograms last year. “So we are moving in the right direction, but we are not at a stage where we can avoid having to import pigtails and pork bellies,” he said. Minister Samuda was speaking at a press conference at the Ministry’s Hope Road offices...
Published On: February 23rd, 2017
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, views parsley from Franklin Douglas’(left) farm , along with Genille Attalla, chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority National and Trelawny Parish boards; and Mayor of Falmouth Councillor Collin Gager, during a tour of his farm in Braco, Trelawny, on Wednesday, February 22. Mr....
Published On: February 21st, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, has said that in order for Jamaica to be able to provide the quality and quantity of cattle and small ruminants that will satisfy both the local and international markets, Jamaica must adapt the appropriate technology for the development of the livestock sector. He was speaking at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Facility...
Published On: February 21st, 2017
From left, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses use of Serenade, one of three fungicides that were launched in the Jamaican market by Bayer CropScience (BCS) and Carib Agro Distributors Limited (CAD), with Nicholas Duke, Sales Manager at BCS; and Reginald Burgess, director, CAD; at Junction in St. Elizabeth on February 17. The...
Published On: February 21st, 2017
Dwight McKie, livestock research officer at Hounslow Demonstration and Training Centre, demonstrates artificial insemination in a goat at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Centre in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, February 17 under the guidance of Dr. Gabrielle Young (2nd right), veterinarian at Nutramix. Viewing the proceedings at 3rd right is the Hon Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce,...
Published On: February 20th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, is encouraging everyone to get involved in the sugar industry, adding that many people depend on it as a source of livelihood as well as it offers many opportunities for educating the youngsters. Minister Samuda was speaking following a tour of the Worthy Park Estate in Lluidas Vale, St. Catherine, on Wednesday, February 15, where he...

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As the "business" Ministry, we are the key driver and thought leader for facilitating investments in the economy and preparing local businesses and entreprenuers to take advantage of Jamaica's entry into the global supply chain.

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