Government of Jamaica

  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), views ‘Things Jamaican' products, during a tour of exhibits, at the 11th Annual Jamaica Business Development Corporation’s (JBDC) Small Business Expo and Conference, held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Participants at the conference and expo will benefit from non-stop sessions delivered by industry experts on subject matters relating to this year’s theme ‘The Business Anatomy: Exploring the Hidden Parts’. Looking on are JBDC's Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis (left); and CEO, JBDC, Valerie Veira.

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), views ‘Things Jamaican' products, during a tour of exhibits, at the 11th Annual Jamaica Business Development Corporation’s (JBDC) Small Business Expo and Conference, held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Participants at the conference and expo will benefit from non-stop sessions delivered by industry experts on subject matters relating to this year’s theme ‘The Business Anatomy: Exploring the Hidden Parts’. Looking on are JBDC's Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis (left); and CEO, JBDC, Valerie Veira.

    Shaw wants improved linkages with tourism sector
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw, has stated...
  • Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (2nd left), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; views irrigation equipment along with (from left) Thomas Davidovich, Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director, St. Jago Farm & Hardware Supplies Ltd; Sankofa Mukulu, Cluster Coordinator, Agro-Invest Corporation; and Anthony Trought, Agro-Park Manager, Ebony Park/Spring Plain agro-parks; at Denbigh in Clarendon on May 16. The occasion was a seminar on irrigation hosted by St. Jago Farm Supplies in collaboration with Naandanjain Irrigation Company of India for farmers and other agricultural stakeholders.

    Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (2nd left), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; views irrigation equipment along with (from left) Thomas Davidovich, Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director, St. Jago Farm & Hardware Supplies Ltd; Sankofa Mukulu, Cluster Coordinator, Agro-Invest Corporation; and Anthony Trought, Agro-Park Manager, Ebony Park/Spring Plain agro-parks; at Denbigh in Clarendon on May 16. The occasion was a seminar on irrigation hosted by St. Jago Farm Supplies in collaboration with Naandanjain Irrigation Company of India for farmers and other agricultural stakeholders.

    Agriculture ministry emphasises importance of irrigation for agricultural expansion
    Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries...
  • Minister Shaw greets His Excellency Ariel Fernandez
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets...
  • Minister Audley Shaw in conversation with farmers at a Farmer Field School Graduation Ceremony
    Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in conversation...
  • Hon J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, converses with (from left), Dr. Gillian Smith, Acting Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative in Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas; and Kenneth King, President of the Small Ruminants Association of Jamaica, at the 21st Annual General Meeting of the association held at Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, on May 5.

    Hon J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, converses with (from left), Dr. Gillian Smith, Acting Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative in Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas; and Kenneth King, President of the Small Ruminants Association of Jamaica, at the 21st Annual General Meeting of the association held at Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, on May 5.

    Minister Hutchinson calls for large-scale investment in small ruminant production
    Noting that of the 3.27 million kg of goat and sheep meat consumed in 2016 only 30% was...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), views ‘Things Jamaican' products, during a tour of exhibits, at the 11th Annual Jamaica Business Development Corporation’s (JBDC) Small Business Expo and Conference, held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Participants at the conference and expo will benefit from non-stop sessions delivered by industry experts on subject matters relating to this year’s theme ‘The Business Anatomy: Exploring the Hidden Parts’. Looking on are JBDC's Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Harold Davis (left); and CEO, JBDC, Valerie Veira.

    Shaw wants improved linkages with tourism sector
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Audley Shaw, has stated...
  • Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (2nd left), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; views irrigation equipment along with (from left) Thomas Davidovich, Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director, St. Jago Farm & Hardware Supplies Ltd; Sankofa Mukulu, Cluster Coordinator, Agro-Invest Corporation; and Anthony Trought, Agro-Park Manager, Ebony Park/Spring Plain agro-parks; at Denbigh in Clarendon on May 16. The occasion was a seminar on irrigation hosted by St. Jago Farm Supplies in collaboration with Naandanjain Irrigation Company of India for farmers and other agricultural stakeholders.

    Agriculture ministry emphasises importance of irrigation for agricultural expansion
    Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries...
  • Minister Shaw greets His Excellency Ariel Fernandez
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), greets...
  • Minister Audley Shaw in conversation with farmers at a Farmer Field School Graduation Ceremony
    Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in conversation...
  • Hon J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, converses with (from left), Dr. Gillian Smith, Acting Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative in Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas; and Kenneth King, President of the Small Ruminants Association of Jamaica, at the 21st Annual General Meeting of the association held at Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, on May 5.

    Minister Hutchinson calls for large-scale investment in small ruminant production
    Noting that of the 3.27 million kg of goat and sheep meat consumed in 2016 only 30% was...

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: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw (3rd left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, poses with participants in the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security...
Published On: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Una May Gordon, Principal Director in the Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation and moderator, at the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security & the Vulnerability of Local Food Supplies to External Economic Shocks’.
Published On: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw (centre), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, shares a light moment with participants in the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; in discussion with (from left) Michael Donegan, farmer from Colbeck in St. Catherine; and Thomas Davidovich, Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; at a St. Jago Farm...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Thomas Davidovich (centre), Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; explains use of irrigation equipment with (from left) O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director, St. Jago Farm & Hardware Hardware Supplies Ltd; Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and Colbeck farmers Edmond Harris and Sharon Donegan...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; in discussion with Emile Spence (left), president of the Colbeck Water Users Association in St. Catherine; at a seminar on irrigation held at Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on May 16. At right is O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director of St. Jago Farm & Hardware Supplies Ltd.
Published On: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw (3rd left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, poses with participants in the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security...
Published On: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Una May Gordon, Principal Director in the Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation and moderator, at the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security & the Vulnerability of Local Food Supplies to External Economic Shocks’.
Published On: May 21st, 2018
Hon Audley Shaw (centre), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, shares a light moment with participants in the CASE Alumni Association’s Panel Discussion held at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston on May 17 under the theme ‘Jamaica’s National Food Security...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; in discussion with (from left) Michael Donegan, farmer from Colbeck in St. Catherine; and Thomas Davidovich, Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; at a St. Jago Farm...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Thomas Davidovich (centre), Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Naandanjain Irrigation Company; explains use of irrigation equipment with (from left) O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director, St. Jago Farm & Hardware Hardware Supplies Ltd; Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and Colbeck farmers Edmond Harris and Sharon Donegan...
Published On: May 18th, 2018
Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (centre), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; in discussion with Emile Spence (left), president of the Colbeck Water Users Association in St. Catherine; at a seminar on irrigation held at Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on May 16. At right is O’Brien Johnson, Managing Director of St. Jago Farm & Hardware Supplies Ltd.

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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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